Alba Vidal Sandrea

Research Associate
 

Chemistry Department
Building 555
Brookhaven National Laboratory
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

Phone: (631) 344-4343
FAX:    (631) 344-5815
e-mail

Catalysis on the Nanoscale: Preparation, Characterization and Reactivity of Metal-Based Nanostructures

Education

  • PhD in Chemistry, February 2010
    Venezuelan Institute of Scientific Research (IVIC), Venezuela.
     
  • BSc. in Chemistry, December 2005
    The University of Zulia, Venezuela.

Research Experience

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) The Department of Chemistry, March 2011 – present.

Research Interests

  • Theoretical studies of the structural, electronic and chemical properties of heterogeneous catalyst surfaces.

Selected Publications

  • S. Kundu, A. B. Vidal, F. Yang, P. J. Ramírez, S. D. Senanayake, D. Stacchiola, J. Evans, P. Liu, J. A. Rodriguez  “Special Chemical Properties of RuOx Nanowires in RuOx/TiO2(110): Dissociation of Water and Hydrogen Production” J. Phys. Chem. C, DOI: 10.1021/jp2117054 (2012)

  • F. Yang, S. Kundu, A. B. Vidal, J. Graciani, P. J. Ramírez, S. D. Senanayake, D. Stacchiola, J. Evans, P. Liu, J. Fdez Sanz, J. A. Rodriguez. “Determining the Behavior of RuOx Nanoparticles in Mixed-Metal Oxides: Structural and Catalytic Properties of RuO2/TiO2(110) Surfaces” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 50, 10198 –10202 (2011)

  • Y. Aray, A. B. Vidal, J. Rodríguez, M. E. Grillo, D. Vega, D. S. Coll, “ First principle study of low Miller-index RuS2 surfaces in hydrotreating conditions ”J. Phys. Chem. C, 113, 19545-19557, (2009)

  • Y. Aray, D. Vega, J. Rodríguez, A. B. Vidal, M. E. Grillo, S. Coll, “ First principle study of low Miller-index Ni3S2 surfaces in hydrotreating conditions ”J. Phys. Chem. B, 113, 3058–3070 (2009)

 

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