A novel, efficient and facile method for the template removal from mesoporous materials

Type
Article

Authors
Chen, Lu
Jiang, Shang
Wang, Runwei
Zhang, Zongtao
Qiu, Shilun

KAUST Grant Number
CRG-1-2012-LAI-009

Online Publication Date
2014-11-12

Print Publication Date
2014-12

Date
2014-11-12

Abstract
© 2014, Jilin University, The Editorial Department of Chemical Research in Chinese Universities and Springer-Verlag GmbH. A new catalytic-oxidation method was adopted to remove the templates from SBA-15 and MCM-41 mesoporous materials via Fenton-like techniques under microwave irradiation. The mesoporous silica materials were treated with different Fenton agents based on the template’s property and textural property. The samples were characterized by powder X-ray diffraction(XRD) measurement, N2 adsorption-desorption isotherms, infrared spectroscopy, 29Si MAS NMR and thermo gravimetric analysis(TGA). The results reveal that this is an efficient and facile approach to the thorough template-removal from mesoporous silica materials, as well as to offering products with more stable structures, higher BET surface areas, larger pore volumes and larger quantity of silanol groups.

Citation
Chen L, Jiang S, Wang R, Zhang Z, Qiu S (2014) A novel, efficient and facile method for the template removal from mesoporous materials. Chemical Research in Chinese Universities 30: 894–899. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40242-014-4202-z.

Acknowledgements
Supported by the National Basic Research Program of China(Nos. 2011CB808703, 2012CB821700), the National Natural Science Foundation of China(Nos. 91022030, 21261130584), the Programme of Introducing Talents of Discipline to Universities of China(No. B07016), the Award Project of King Abdullah University of Science Technology of Saudi Arabia (No. CRG-1-2012-LAI-009) and the Science and Technology Development Center Project of Ministry of Education of China(No. 20120061130012).

Publisher
Springer Nature

Journal
Chemical Research in Chinese Universities

DOI
10.1007/s40242-014-4202-z

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