ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND MASS SPECTROMETRY STUDIES OF THERMALLY TREATED TRANSITION METAL MACROCYCLES ADSORBED ON HIGH SURFACE AREA CARBONS.

Daniel Alberto Scherson, R. W. Grimes, R. Holze, A. Tanaka, C. Fierro, E. Yeager, R. Lattimer

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Abstract

This paper covers transmission electron microscopy and on-Line thermal treatment-mass spectrometry (TTMS) data for tetra-methoxy-phenylporphyrin (H//2TMPP), CoTMPP and (FeTMPP)//2O adsorbed on Vulcan XC-72 carbon (appr. 250 m**2/g). These experiments were aimed at determining the physical state of the metal, the onset temperature for the decomposition of the macrocycle and the nature of the volatile species produced as a result of the heat treatment. The heat treatment in the TTMS experiments was conducted in the presence of flowing He gas at one atmosphere pressure. These conditions are very similar to those encountered in the preparation of materials which exhibit high catalytic activity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)810-811
Number of pages2
JournalElectrochemical Society Extended Abstracts
Volume84-2
Publication statusPublished - 1984 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes

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    Scherson, D. A., Grimes, R. W., Holze, R., Tanaka, A., Fierro, C., Yeager, E., & Lattimer, R. (1984). ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND MASS SPECTROMETRY STUDIES OF THERMALLY TREATED TRANSITION METAL MACROCYCLES ADSORBED ON HIGH SURFACE AREA CARBONS. Electrochemical Society Extended Abstracts, 84-2, 810-811.