CD3CN as a probe of Lewis and Bronsted acidity of zeolites

A.G. Pelmenschikov, R.A. Santen, van, J.J. Jänchen, E.L. Meijer

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The well-known trio of IR bands (A, B, C) at approximately 2800, approximately 2400, and approximately 1700 cm-1, typical for strong H complexes in vapors, liquids, and solids, is also found in CD3CN adsorption on Bronsted sites of HZSM-5 and HY zeolites. The observed CN frequencies in interaction with different Bronsted and Lewis sites of these zeolites are quantitatively reproduced by ab initio 3-21 g calculations combined with the frequency scaling procedure
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11071-11074
JournalJournal of Physical Chemistry
Issue number42
Publication statusPublished - 1993


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