The conversion of methanol: a probe reaction for hydroxyapatite

Citation
S. Sugiyama et Jb. Moffat, The conversion of methanol: a probe reaction for hydroxyapatite, CATAL LETT, 76(1-2), 2001, pp. 75-80
Citations number
31
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Physical Chemistry/Chemical Physics","Chemical Engineering
Journal title
CATALYSIS LETTERS
ISSN journal
1011-372X → ACNP
Volume
76
Issue
1-2
Year of publication
2001
Pages
75 - 80
Database
ISI
SICI code
1011-372X(2001)76:1-2<75:TCOMAP>2.0.ZU;2-W
Abstract
Stoichiometric and nonstoichiometric hydroxyapatites are characterized by s urface area, ICP, XPS and NMR MAS. The dehydration of methanol is shown to be unimolecular but poisoned by both alcohol and water, Rate constants and the ratio of the adsorption equilibrium constants of alcohol and water are obtained with the former appearing to be related to the surface Ca/P values . Infrared spectroscopy and temperature-programmed desorption and reaction show that hydroxyapatite, after exposure to methanol, contains surface meth oxy groups and related experiments with deuterated methanol show that the d ehydration process involves the interaction of methanol with surface protiu m.