Enhanced mechanical strength of zeolites by adsorption of guest molecules
Authors: Coasne B., Haines J., Levelut C., Cambon O., Santoro M., Gorelli F. A., Garbarino G.
Autors Affiliation: ENSCM, CNRS, UMR 5253, Inst Charles Gerhardt Montpellier, F-34296 Montpellier, France; Univ Montpellier 2, F-34296 Montpellier, France; Univ Montpellier, F-34295 Montpellier, France; CNRS, UMR 5221, Lab Charles Coulomb, Dept Colloides Verres & Nanomat, F-34295 Montpellier, France; LENS, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy; UOS Roma, CNR, IPCF, I-00185 Rome, Italy; European Synchrotron Radiat Facil, F-38343 Grenoble, France
Abstract: We report a molecular simulation study of the mechanical properties of microporous zeolites filled with guest molecules. We show that the adsorption of molecules in the micropores of the material increases its bulk modulus. These results provide a microscopic picture of the deactivation of pressure-induced amorphization by incorporation of molecules.
Volume: 13 (45) Pages from: 20096 to: 20099
More Information: We thank the French National Research Agency (ANR) for funding through the research project ANR-09-BLAN-0018-01. MS and FG acknowledge the EU supporting their research at LENS (LENS Contract FP7 G.A.No. 228334 LASERLABEUROPE).DOI: 10.1039/c1cp22477hCitations: 60data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2023-12-03References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here