O-Tu-Seg-2 A Novel Mechanism for CO Oxidation and Water Gas Shift Reactions for Gold and Rhodium on Ceria: on the Important Role of Surface O Atoms

Tuesday, June 4, 2013: 10:00 AM
Segell (Galt House Hotel)
Weiyu Song and Emiel J.M. Hensen, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands.
The present work examines the activity of ceria-supportted small metal-oxide clusters and isolated metal species in CO oxidation and the water gas shift reaction. The proposed mechanism explains the important role of surface O atoms and the influence of the ceria surface termination.

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