Dynamics of Molecule-Surface Reactions

Vakbeschrijving Dynamics of Molecule-Surface Reactions
Collegejaar: 2016-2017
Studiegidsnummer: 4423DYMOL (DST)
Docent(en):
  • Prof dr. G.J. Kroes
  • Dr. L. Juurlink
Voertaal: Engels
Blackboard: Ja
EC: 6
Niveau: 500
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Dynamics of molecule-surface reactions
Up to date schedule information

Core course in MSc Chemistry – Energy & Sustainability, elective course MSc Chemistry, MSc Life Science and Technology

Description

This course addresses results of both dynamics calculations and experiments on molecule-surface reactions, based on recent papers from the scientific literature. Where possible, a comparison is made where results are available from both approaches. Subjects include: the effect of the collision energy and the initial rovibrational state of the reacting molecule on the dissociative chemisorption of diatomic molecules (e.g. H2, N2, and O2) and a polyatomic molecule (CH4), the effect of “alignment” and “orientation” on the dissociative chemisorption of diatomic molecules (H2 and NO), and the final state distribution” in Eley-Rideal reactions.

Type of teaching

Discussion meetings, one introductory lecture.

Language

English

Prerequisites

Theoretical Chemistry 1
Spectroscopy

Literature

Scientific papers from the literature as will be outlined in syllabus, + slides from two 2-hour lectures

Examination

Oral or written exam depending on number of attending students (70%) + presentation by students (30%).

Contact Information

Prof. dr. G.J. Kroes g.j.kroes@chem.leidenuniv.nl
Dr. L. Juurlink l.juurlink@chem.leidenuniv.nl

Additional info

Biennial course, scheduled for 2017-2018.

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