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Physics and Materials Chemistry. 2014, 2(1), 7-13
DOI: 10.12691/pmc-2-1-2
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α- Zirconium Titanium Phosphates - Fibrous Cerium Phosphate Composite Membranes and Their 1,10- Phenanthroline Cu(II) Pillared Materials

Sadek K.Shakshooki1, , Mohamed B.Hassan2, Wafaa K.EL-Nowely2, Abdulhafiz El-Belazi1, Sumaia M. Abed3 and Mona.M. Al-Said3

1Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tripoli University

2Department of Chemistry, Sebha University, Sebha

3Industrial Research Centre, Tripoli, Libya

Pub. Date: January 05, 2014

Cite this paper:
Sadek K.Shakshooki, Mohamed B.Hassan, Wafaa K.EL-Nowely, Abdulhafiz El-Belazi, Sumaia M. Abed and Mona.M. Al-Said. α- Zirconium Titanium Phosphates - Fibrous Cerium Phosphate Composite Membranes and Their 1,10- Phenanthroline Cu(II) Pillared Materials. Physics and Materials Chemistry. 2014; 2(1):7-13. doi: 10.12691/pmc-2-1-2


Nanosized fibrous cerium phosphate, Ce(HPO4)2.2.9H2O(nCePf), and α- Zirconium -Titanium Phosphates, ZrxTi1-x(HPO4)2.H2O(α-ZTP), where x = 0.9, 0.8, 0. 67, 0.34, were synthesized. Novel composite membranes [ZrxTi(1-x)(HPO4)2]0.25 [Ce(HPO4)2]0.75 .3.3H2O were prepared. Reactions of the resulting composite membranes with 1,10-phenanthroline in ethanol, followed by the addition of 0.1M CuCl2.2H2O, in (1:1) ethanol: aqueous solution, lead to the formation of novel pillared materials: [(H1.16) Zr0.9Ti0.1 (PO4)2]0.25[(H1.16 ) Ce (PO4)2]0.75(PhenCu), [(H1.5)Zr0.8Ti0.2 (PO4)2]0.25 [( H1.5)Ce (PO4)2] 0.75 (Phen Cu), [(H0.3 ) Zr0.67Ti (PO4)2] 0.25 [(H 0.3) Ce (PO4)2]0.75.(Phen Cu)0.85. 4H2O, [(H1.6)Zr0.34Ti0.66 (PO4)2]0.25 [(H1.6) Ce (PO4)2]0.75.(PhenCu)0.2. 2.22 H2O, respectively. They were characterized by chemical, X-ray diffraction (XRD) and thermal analysis (TGA), accordingly were formulated. XRD patterns of the composite materials retain (d) spacing reflection of α-ZTP and nCePf, where d001 = 7.58 Å and 11.38 Å, respectively, The resulting composites are thermally stable and can be considered as novel ecofriendly solid acid catalysts, Ionex changers and ionc conductance materials.

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