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XAFS Techniques for Catalysts, Nanomaterials, and Surfaces

  • Yasuhiro Iwasawa
  • Kiyotaka Asakura
  • Mizuki Tada

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. History and Progress of X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Theory and Analysis of XAFS

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. John J. Rehr, Joshua J. Kas, Fernando D. Vila, Matthew Newville
      Pages 13-50
  4. Sources and Measurement Methods for XAFS

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Makina Yabashi, Tetsuo Katayama
      Pages 63-66
    3. Masaharu Nomura
      Pages 67-74
    4. Dmitry E. Doronkin, Henning Lichtenberg, Jan-Dierk Grunwaldt
      Pages 75-89
  5. Advanced XAFS Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Tomoya Uruga
      Pages 93-108
    3. Sakura Pascarelli, Olivier Mathon
      Pages 109-125
    4. Toshihiko Yokoyama, Yohei Uemura
      Pages 127-132
    5. Mizuki Tada, Nozomu Ishiguro
      Pages 133-147
    6. Mizuki Tada, Hirosuke Matsui
      Pages 149-155
    7. Gareth T. Whiting, Florian Meirer, Bert M. Weckhuysen
      Pages 167-191
    8. Kiyotaka Asakura
      Pages 193-206
    9. Francesco d’Acapito
      Pages 207-227

About this book


This book is a comprehensive, theoretical, practical, and thorough guide to XAFS spectroscopy.  The book addresses XAFS fundamentals such as experiments, theory and data analysis, advanced XAFS methods such as operando XAFS, time-resolved XAFS, spatially resolved XAFS, total-reflection XAFS, high energy resolution XAFS, and practical applications to a variety of catalysts, nanomaterials and surfaces. This book is accessible to a broad audience in academia and industry, and will be a useful guide for researchers entering the subject and graduate students in a wide variety of disciplines.


Heterogenous Catalysis High Energy Resolution XAFS Novel Catalytic Reactors Operando Catalysis Time Resolved XAFS X-ray Absorption XAFS XANES XFEL

Editors and affiliations

  • Yasuhiro Iwasawa
    • 1
  • Kiyotaka Asakura
    • 2
  • Mizuki Tada
    • 3
  1. 1.The University of Electro-Communications Innovation Research Center for Fuel CellsGraduate School of Informatics and EngineeringTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Institute for CatalysisHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan
  3. 3.Research Center for Materials ScienceNagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan

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