172 MCM-41; The First Ordered Mesoporous Material and its Properties, Applications and Different Methods of Modification

  • Corresponding author:professor.roozbehani@rice.edu

Abstract :

In recent years, mesoporous materials especially the ordered ones, which have large surface area, fast adsorption kinetics and controllable pore size and pore arrangement have attracted great attention and have been widely used in a variety of applications.At the first a brief introduction to different classes of porous materials is mentioned but the focus of this review is on the history, synthesis, characterization and different methods of modifying MCM-41 and finally application of MCM-41 in heterogeneous catalysis and catalysis support, separation and adsorption processes and hydrogen storage is mentioned.

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