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Effect of Sorbate-Zeolite Interaction on Cluster Lifetime and Size of Sorbates: Xe in NaY

Santikary, Prakriteswar and Yashonath, Subramanian (1993) Effect of Sorbate-Zeolite Interaction on Cluster Lifetime and Size of Sorbates: Xe in NaY. In: Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 106 (1). pp. 184-189.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jssc.1993.1278

Abstract

Molecular dynamics calculations are reported for Xe in sodium Y zeolite with varying strengths of sorbate-zeolite dispersion interaction. In the absence of any dispersion interaction between the sorbate and the zeolite, the presence of the zeolite has a purely geometrical role. Increase in the strength of the sorbate-zeolite interaction increases the monomer population and decreases the population of dimers and higher sized clusters. The lifetime of the monomers as well as dimers increases with the strength of the dispersion interaction. The observed variations in the lifetime and the population of the different sized clusters is explained in terms of the changes in the potential energy surface caused by the increase in the strength of the dispersion interaction.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2011 05:58
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2011 05:58
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/35436

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