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Opportunity at U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC)

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Catalysts, Materials, and Environmental Matrices

Location

Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, Chemistry & Chemical Technology

RO# Location
11.01.01.B4586 Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 210105423

Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
Karwacki, Christopher J christopher.j.karwacki.civ@mail.mil 410.436.5704

Description

Opportunities exist for application of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) methods to study reactions on heterogeneous catalysts, sorbents, materials, and environmental matrices. Areas of concern include (1) nature and structure of active sites on catalysts, (2) detecting intermediates and products, (3) kinetics, (4) reaction mechanisms, (5) environmental fate and product persistence, and (6) materials characterization. Additional interests include NMR studies of adsorption on activated carbon, zeolites, and the nature and dynamics of adsorbates.

 

Keywords:
Nuclear magnetic resonance; Kinetics; Catalysis; Decontamination; Materials; Environmental fate; Adsorption;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants
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