Program for Class WS 2002/03

Modern Methods in Heterogeneous Catalysis Research:
Theory and Experiment


Instructors Schlögl R, Jentoft F, Ressler T et al
Organization Friederike Jentoft, jentoft@fhi-berlin.mpg.de
Target group Advanced (after Vordiplom) and graduate students
Location Lecture Hall of the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, 
Faradayweg 4-6, 14195 Berlin Dahlem, (U1 Thielplatz) 
Time Schedule Friday 8:30-10:00h and 10:15-11:45 h 

 
Date Time Instructor Class Title - Labtour Theme

Keywords - Literature

18.10.02 13:30-14:15
14:30-15:15
Schlögl R
FHI - AC
Introduction into Heterogeneous Catalysis
25.10.02 8:30-10:00 Niemeyer D Catalyst Preparation
10:15-11:45 Niemeyer D  
12:00-13:00 Knobl S

Niemeyer D

1. AAS
2. Reactor for precipitation, sol-gel-synthesis spraydryer, different furnaces
(2 groups)
1.11.02  8:30-10:00 Jentoft F
FHI - AC
Thermodynamics
Enthalpy of formation/combustion/reaction, Kirchhoff's law, Free enthalpy (Gibbs energy), equilibrium constant, vapor pressure
10:15-11:45 Jentoft F Kinetics
Rate laws, units of rate, general/specific acid-base catalysis, temperature dependence of rate constant (Arrhenius, collision theory, transition state theory), compensation effect
8.11.02 8:30-10:00 Ranke W
FHI - AC
Adsorption I
Adsorption, desorption, adsorption isotherms and isobars
10:15-11:45 Findenegg G
TU Berlin
Adsorption II
15.11.02  8:30-10:00 Jentoft R
FHI - AC
Catalytic Tests I: Feed System and Product Analysis
Interpretation of Mass Spectra, 4th ed., McLafferty, F.W. and Turecek, F., University Science Books, 1993
Instrumental Methods of Analysis, 7th ed., H.H. Willard, L.L. Merritt, Jr., J.A. Dean, and F.A. Settle, Jr.  Wadsworth publishing, 1988
10:15-11:45 Kubias B
ACA-Berlin
Catalytic Tests II: Laboratory Reactors
Differential, integral and gradientless reactors - types, assessment
J.M. Berty, Experiments in catalytic reaction engineering, Stud. Surf. Sci. Catal. 124, 1999, Elsevier
M. Baerns, H. Hoffmann, A. Renken, Chemische Reaktionstechnik, Band 1,1987, Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, New York
M.G. White, Heterogeneous Catalysis, 1990, Prentice-Hall
22.11.02 8:30-10:00 Walter D
TU Berlin
Thermal Analysis I: TG, DTA, DSC
10:15-11:45 Ranke W
Jentoft F
Thermal Analysis II:
TDS
Calorimetry
Volumetric measurement of adsorption isotherm, heat flow calorimeter, differential heat of adsorption
12:00-13:00 Jentoft F
Ranke W
1. Microcalorimetry 
2. TDS 
(2 groups)
29.11.02  8:30-10:00 Knop-Gericke A
AHI AC
Photons
10:15-11:45 Grimmer AR
HU Berlin
NMR
6.12.02 8:30-10:00 Brückner A
ACA - Berlin
EPR
10:15-11:45 Brückner A UV-vis spectroscopy
13.12.02 8:30-10:00 Rupprechter G
FHI - CP
Vibrational Spectroscopy
Molecular vibrations, techniques (FTIR, DRIFTS, IRAS, Raman), instruments, applications
10:15-11:45 Ranke W Vacuum / Electrons and Ions
Vacuum regimes, pumps, pressure measurement, generation of electrons and ions, deflection, energy filtering and detection
12:00-13:00 Rupprechter G
Jentoft F
IR spectrometers (2 groups)
20.12.02
Attention: changed location 
CP seminar room
8:30-10:00 Schlögl R Electron and Ion Spectroscopies I: XPS/UPS
10:15-11:45 Schlögl R Electron and Ion Spectroscopies II: AES/ISS/SIMS
12:00-12:30 Knop A XPS
10.01.03 8:30-10:00 Irran E
TU Berlin
Crystallography / X-ray diffraction
10:15-11:45 Lerch M
TU Berlin
Solid Electrolytes and their Applications
Points defects, oxygen ion conductors, anion deficit compounds, fuels cells, sensors
T. Kudo and K. Fueki: Solid State Ionics, VCH, 1990.
12:00-12:30 Girgsdies F
FHI - AC
Diffractometers
17.01.03 8:30-10:00 Ressler T EXAFS / XANES
10:15-11:45 Ressler T Data Analysis
24.01.03 8:30-10:00 Su D
FHI - AC
TEM / Electron Diffraction 
10:15-11:45 Su D REM incl. EDX
12:00-12:30 Su D Electron microscopes
31.01.03 8:30-10:00 Schuster R
FHI PC
AFM and STM
10:15-11:45 Beller M
IFOK - Rostock
Homogeneous Catalysis
Carbonylation Reactions, Industrial Hydroformylation Processes, Palladium-catalyzed Fine Chemical Synthesis - Biphasic Catalysis
12:00-12:30 Schuster R Electrochemical STM
07.02.03 8:30-10:00 Schomäcker R
TU Berlin
From Reaction Kinetics to Process Engineering I
10:15-11:45 Schomäcker R From Reaction Kinetics to Process Engineering II
14.02.03 8:30-10:00 Klüner T
FHI CP
Introduction to Electronic Structure Calculations, Part I:  Theory 
Copies of transparencies available upon request
10:15-11:45 Klüner T Introduction to Electronic Structure Calculations, Part II:  Applications 
21.02.03 9:00 Brückner A
Grimmer AR
Kubias B
Excursion to Berlin-Adlershof, ACA and HU Berlin 
1. UV-vis & EPR
2. NMR
3. Reactors