Detection of low levels of Brønstecl acidity in Na+Y and Na+X zeolites

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By using retinyl acetate, retinol and retinyl Schiff base as probes, zeolites NaY and NaX are demonstrated to possess a small number of Brønsted acidic sites; the color test employed here is potentially simple and may be universally applied.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-270
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 21 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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