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FORMATION MECHANISMS, CRYSTAL STRUCTURE, AND INTERFACIAL REACTIVITY OF (MIXED) METAL SULFIDE NANOPARTICLES PRODUCED VIA BIOLOGICAL VERSUS ABIOTIC SYSTEMS

FORMATION MECHANISMS, CRYSTAL STRUCTURE, AND INTERFACIAL REACTIVITY OF (MIXED) METAL SULFIDE NANOPARTICLES PRODUCED VIA BIOLOGICAL VERSUS ABIOTIC SYSTEMS
PI: Jie Xu
Sponsor: US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY THROUGH VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIVERSITY
Geological Sciences
Amount awarded: $272,882

Dr. Xu’s project provides new information regarding the origin and reactivity of several mix-metal sulfide nanophases via measurement of redox activity and photocatalysis efficiency. The lab-based results correspond to the field discoveries and aid in understanding the nanophases’ role in nature.

Posting date: Fri, 12/09/2016

Award start date: Wed, 02/01/2017
Award end date: Sat, 09/14/2019