Special Issue "Synthesis of Carbon Nanomaterials and Carbon Nanomaterial–Metal(Oxide) Composites and Their Applications in Catalysis"
A special issue of ChemEngineering (ISSN 2305-7084).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (23 December 2019).
Interests: π-π conjugated nanocarbons and their metal(oxides) composites for energy related applications
Nanocarbons are endowed with specific and often combined properties and are interesting for a large diversity of applications. One of these applications is catalysis, which is open to graphene/carbon nanotubes and their composites with metal(oxides). This Special Issue will focus mainly on new carbon and carbon–metal composites, their preparation methods and their applications in catalysis: heterogenous catalysis, electrocatalysis, photocatalysis and photo(electro)catalysis. In this context, the investigation of active catalytic sites (including carbon defects, metal structure, and carbon–metal interactions) by spectroscopic, microscopic, (electro)chemical and other characterization techniques, as well as of related properties, are within the scope of the issue. Likewise the Special Issue will cover all approaches providing an improvement of catalytic performance and related processes, e.g. catalyst design/dispersion/separation/”non-conventional” heating. We also welcome contributions on any aspect addressing the important problems of “on-carbon” catalysis, such as the nature of true catalytic site in “metal-free” carbon, and how to avoid the excessive stacking of nanocarbons, thus protecting their efficient surface area. Contributions can be supported by experiments or presented as comments and/or perspectives that are based on solid recent advancements.
Prof. Dr. Izabela Janowska
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- carbon nanotubes/fibers
- porous carbons
- nanocarbon-metal composites
- (photo, electro)catalysis