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Susceptibility of a heterogeneous catalyst, Rh/γ-alumina, to rapid structural change by exposure to NO

Author:
Campbell, Tom, Dent, Andrew J., Diaz-Moreno, Sofia, Evans, John, Fiddy, Steven G., Newton, Mark A., Turin, Sandra
Source:
Chemical communications 2002 no.4 pp. 304-305
ISSN:
1364-548X
Subject:
aluminum oxide, catalysts, chemical reactions, heat production, nitric oxide, particle size, rhodium
Abstract:
Metal particles in a Rh/γ-Al₂O₃ catalyst of differing particle size are oxidised by NO/He within 5 seconds at 313 K; rapid, highly exothermic dissociative chemisorption of NO is the initial step.
Agid:
6571850