P-Tu-109 Novel Insights in Ceria-catalyzed Soot Oxidation

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Eleonora Aneggi1, N˙ria J. Divins2, Carla de Leitenburg1, Jordi Llorca2 and Alessandro Trovarelli1, (1)Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Chimiche, UniversitÓ di Udine, Udine, Italy, (2)Institut de tecniques Energetiques, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Ex-situ HRTEM and in situ XPS on ceria-soot mixtures evidence the formation of reduced ceria particles in the form of Ce6O11 under reaction conditions. This led to the conclusion that redox mechanism plays a role in the ceria-catalyzed soot oxidation

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