A mechanism of CO oxidation by a thin surface oxide of Rh supported on ceria is proposed: CO is oxidized by the Rh-oxide film, which is subsequently reoxidized by a ceria surface O atom. The proposed mechanism is supported by in situ Raman spectroscopic investigations.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Metals and Alloys
- Materials Chemistry
- Surfaces, Coatings and Films
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Ceramics and Composites
Song, W., Jansen, A. P. J., Degirmenci, V., Ligthart, D. A. J. M., & Hensen, E. J. M. (2013). A computational study of the mechanism of CO oxidation by a ceria supported surface rhodium oxide layer. Chemical Communications, 49(37), 3851-3. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3cc40670a