Clusters of terminal groups in ZSM-5 : a study performed by silylation and 29Si CP MAS NMR

B. Kraushaar, L.J.M. Ven, van de, J.W. Haan, de, J.H.C. Hooff, van

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Silylation with trimethylchlorosilane and subsequent analyses of the products by 29Si CP MAS NMR is an appropriate method for the characterization of terminal groups in ZSM-5. It can be shown that the terminal groups are clustered and belong to gaps of missing T-atoms (Si or Al). These gaps are part of regularly 4-membered and larger rings in the lattice of ZSM-5. During prolonged heat treatment of ZSM-5 the amount of internal terminal groups decreases. We propose a T-jump mechanism of the gaps resulting in a migration of the terminal groups towards the external surface of the zeolite particles.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInnovation in zeolite materials science : proceedings of an international symposium, Nieuwpoort (Belgium), September 13-17, 1987
EditorsP.J. Grobet, W.J. Mortier, E.F. Vansant, G. Schulz-Ekloff
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
Publication statusPublished - 1988

Publication series

NameStudies in Surface Science and Catalysis
ISSN (Print)0167-2991


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