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CO spillover and oxidation on Pt/TiO2

Green, R., Morrall, P. and Bowker, M. (2004) CO spillover and oxidation on Pt/TiO2. Catalysis Letters, 98 (2-3). pp. 129-133. ISSN 1011-372X

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Abstract/Summary

The adsorption of CO has been measured on a 2.5 wt% Pt/TiO2 catalyst using TPD. A somewhat surprising observation is that (i) CO2 is produced, even though oxygen is not dosed into the system, (ii) repeated experiments result in the same amount of CO2 desorption. The results appear to be due to a combination of factors-(i) is due to spillover of CO from the Pt to the TiO2 support, while (ii) is due to the diffusion of Ti3+ into the bulk of the TiO2 crystallite, which effectively removes the surface non-stoichiometry which might otherwise be expected.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy > Department of Chemistry
ID Code:11283
Uncontrolled Keywords:carbon monoxide, CO adsorption, CO oxidation, metal-support, interactions, Pt-TiO2, spillover, TPD, ADSORPTION, KINETICS, OXYGEN, TIO2

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