An EPR study of Mo5+ introduced into NaY zeolites by solid-state reactions

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UCUN F., Saǧlam A., Köksal F., Bahçeli S.

Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung - Section A Journal of Physical Sciences, vol.54, no.2, pp.159-161, 1999 (SCI-Expanded) identifier


By means of an EPR investigation of Mo5+ ions introduced into NaY zeolites by solid-state reactions, the location and coordination of Mo5+ in zeolites were investigated. Two different locations, free and distorted tetrahedral, were found. The molecular orbital coefficient, β2, and the effective charge, Q, for the Mo5+ ions in a distorted tetrahedral structure were calculated and interpreted.