396488 Design principles of bimetallic core-shell catalysts

Monday, November 17, 2014: 4:38 PM
M105 (Marriott Marquis Atlanta)
Dionisios G. Vlachos, Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Despite the unique properties of core-shell bimetallic catalysts, the fundamental reasons for their high activity remain elusive. We will review a framework we developed to predict novel core-shell bimetallics. We will show how conventional models fail to quantitatively predict their activity and demonstrate that these materials exhibit bifunctional behavior that is key to understanding their performance.

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