Pair distribution function analysis of pressure treated zeolite Na-A

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  • PM Forster
  • KW Chapman
  • PJ Chupas
  • JB Parise

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Pair distribution function studies using X-ray scattering data from zeolite Na-A samples treated at pressure up to 8 GPa indicate a pressure-induced amorphisation mechanism involving loss of crystallographic order of the aluminosilicate framework but retention of the local sodium to oxygen bonding.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3383-3385
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009