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Themed collection Recent Advances in Zeolite Chemistry and Catalysis

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Recent advances in zeolite chemistry and catalysis

Guest editors Bert M. Weckhuysen and Jihong Yu introduce the Recent Advances in Zeolite Chemistry and Catalysis issue of Chemical Society Reviews

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Open Access Review Article

Potential and challenges of zeolite chemistry in the catalytic conversion of biomass

This review emphasizes the progress, potential and future challenges in zeolite catalysed biomass conversions and relates these to concepts established in existing petrochemical processes.

Graphical abstract: Potential and challenges of zeolite chemistry in the catalytic conversion of biomass
Review Article

Recent advances of pore system construction in zeolite-catalyzed chemical industry processes

Recent advances in zeolite-catalyzed industrial processes have been comprehensively reviewed with a careful classification and a detailed theoretical analysis.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances of pore system construction in zeolite-catalyzed chemical industry processes
Review Article

Probing zeolites by vibrational spectroscopies

This review addresses the most relevant aspects of vibrational spectroscopies (IR, Raman and INS) applied to zeolites and zeotype materials: acidity, basicity and site accessibility investigated by probes molecules; precise determination of the IR absorption coefficients; thermodynamic aspects of molecular adsorption; space and time resolved experiments.

Graphical abstract: Probing zeolites by vibrational spectroscopies
Open Access Review Article

Fluid catalytic cracking: recent developments on the grand old lady of zeolite catalysis

Fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) is one of the major conversion technologies in the oil refinery industry, and the largest commercial catalytic process that uses zeolite materials.

Graphical abstract: Fluid catalytic cracking: recent developments on the grand old lady of zeolite catalysis
Review Article

The formation and degradation of active species during methanol conversion over protonated zeotype catalysts

Studies leading to the current understanding of the initial and final stages of the methanol to hydrocarbon (MTH) reaction are reviewed.

Graphical abstract: The formation and degradation of active species during methanol conversion over protonated zeotype catalysts
Review Article

Zeolite membranes – a review and comparison with MOFs

The latest developments in zeolite and MOF membranes are reviewed, with an emphasis on synthesis techniques. Industrial applications, hydrothermal stability, polymer-supported and mixed matrix membranes are some of the aspects discussed.

Graphical abstract: Zeolite membranes – a review and comparison with MOFs
Open Access Review Article

Phosphorus promotion and poisoning in zeolite-based materials: synthesis, characterisation and catalysis

Complex interactions between phosphorus and zeolites are related to several promotional and poisoning effects in zeolite catalysis.

Graphical abstract: Phosphorus promotion and poisoning in zeolite-based materials: synthesis, characterisation and catalysis
Open Access Review Article

Tailoring and visualizing the pore architecture of hierarchical zeolites

This review provides an overview of the different synthesis methods and microscopy techniques for tailoring and visualizing the pore architecture of hierarchical zeolites.

Graphical abstract: Tailoring and visualizing the pore architecture of hierarchical zeolites
Review Article

Nanosized microporous crystals: emerging applications

This review highlights recent developments in the synthesis and unconventional applications of nanosized microporous crystals including framework (zeolites) and layered (clays) type materials.

Graphical abstract: Nanosized microporous crystals: emerging applications
Review Article

Advances in theory and their application within the field of zeolite chemistry

Advances in theory and their application in the field of zeolite chemistry and their rich applications are reviewed. The role of a broad range of theoretical methods to address the most challenging problems within zeolite science is highlighted.

Graphical abstract: Advances in theory and their application within the field of zeolite chemistry
Review Article

The ADOR mechanism for the synthesis of new zeolites

The ADOR method enables the synthesis of novel zeolitic structures via exploiting structural weakness present in some zeolites.

Graphical abstract: The ADOR mechanism for the synthesis of new zeolites
Review Article

Design of Lewis-acid centres in zeolitic matrices for the conversion of renewables

We review preparative approaches to introduce Lewis-acid centres in zeolites, underlining the structure–performance relationship and highlighting directions to design improved materials of practical relevance.

Graphical abstract: Design of Lewis-acid centres in zeolitic matrices for the conversion of renewables
Review Article

Recent advances in automotive catalysis for NOx emission control by small-pore microporous materials

The current understanding of the structure–function relationship of small-pore microporous materials for NH3 selective catalytic reduction of NOx is reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in automotive catalysis for NOx emission control by small-pore microporous materials
Review Article

Synthesis of new zeolite structures

The advances in the synthesis of new zeolite structures in the past decade are presented, which are achieved by utilization of the synthetic strategies primarily based on pre-designed SDAs, heteroatom substitution, and topotactic transformations.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of new zeolite structures
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About this collection

Chemical Society Reviews is delighted to present its themed issue on Zeolite Chemistry and Catalysis, guest edited by Bert Weckhuysen and Jihong Yu. This issue will provide a consolidated overview of the recent advances in the broad areas relating to synthesis and characterisation of zeolite structures, the application of spectroscopic, scattering and theoretical methods within the field of zeolite chemistry, adsorption and diffusion in zeolites and zeolite catalysis. New articles will be added to this collection as they are published.

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