UV-Raman characterization of iron peroxo adsorbates on Fe/MFI catalyst with high activity for NOx reduction

Zhi Xian Gao, Hack Sung Kim, Qi Sun, Peter C. Stair, Wolfgang M.H. Sachtler

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Abstract

The interaction of O2 with Fe supported on zeolite MFI has been investigated by the in situ UV Raman technique. Previously, the formation of adsorbed superoxide ions, O2- on the Fe/MFI prepared by sublimation of FeCl3 vapor onto HMFI, was identified by ESR at 77 K. In situ Raman data indicate that adsorbed peroxideions, O22-, are formed on the same catalysts with Fe/Al = 1 even at 300 K. A band at 730 cm-1, which was found to be sensitive to the partial pressure of O2, is tentatively assigned to the stretching vibration of peroxide ions. With the 18O2 isotope, a red shift of 32 cm-1 was observed for the 730 cm-1 band. Raman features of other catalyst samples show that the binuclear iron sites in the Fe/MFI are essential for the formation of peroxide ions. As proposed before, the same bridging sites between two Fe ions, that are occupied by O2- in the calcined catalyst, are also able to adsorb di-oxygen complexes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6186-6190
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Physical Chemistry B
Volume105
Issue number26
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 5 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Materials Chemistry

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