Characterization of Heterogeneous Catalysts by Vibrational Spectroscopies

  • Helmut Knözinger
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 265)


Vibrational spectroscopies are certainly among the most promising and most widely used methods for catalyst characterization. This is due to the fact that very detailed information on molecular structure and symmetry can be obtained from vibrational spectra. Also most importantly, several vibrational spectroscopies can be applied under in situ conditions and they can very successfully be used for studies of ill-defined high-surface area porous materials.


Raman Spectroscopy Probe Molecule Lewis Acid Site Vibrational Spectroscopy Binary Oxide 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helmut Knözinger
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  1. 1.Institut für Physikalische ChemieUniversität MünchenMünchen 2Germany

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