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Susceptibility of a heterogeneous catalyst, Rh/γ-alumina, to rapid structural change by exposure to NO
- Campbell, Tom, Dent, Andrew J., Diaz-Moreno, Sofia, Evans, John, Fiddy, Steven G., Newton, Mark A., Turin, Sandra
- Chemical communications 2002 no.4 pp. 304-305
- aluminum oxide, catalysts, chemical reactions, heat production, nitric oxide, particle size, rhodium
- 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.