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Stable platinum in a zeolite channel

Highly stable and active Pt–Sn sub-nanometre clusters are located in sinusoidal zeolite channels, leading to improved and more stable propane dehydrogenation catalysts.

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Fig. 1: Structure of the MFI zeolite framework.
Fig. 2: Identification of the location of sub-nanometric Pt clusters within the zeolite MFI structure.


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Weckhuysen, B.M. Stable platinum in a zeolite channel. Nat. Mater. 18, 778–779 (2019).

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