Abstract

This research used temperature-programmed reaction spectroscopy (TPRS) in UHV to probe the chemistry of titania-modified, alumina-modified and oxygen-modified Ni surfaces. Formic acid decomposition was chosen as the probe reaction because the decomposition activation energy has been shown to be dependent on the support for support Ni crystallites, and because the activation energy and reaction mechanism have been shown to be dependent on the chemical state of the metal surface for Ni single crystals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAmerican Chemical Society, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, Preprints
EditorsW.E. Haines
PublisherACS
Pages214-218
Number of pages5
Volume31
Edition1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1986

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Fuel Technology

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Raupp, G., & Dumesic, J. A. (1986). MODIFICATION OF FORMIC ACID DECOMPOSITION OVER NICKEL BY OXYGEN, TITANIA AND ALUMINA ADLAYERS. In W. E. Haines (Ed.), American Chemical Society, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, Preprints (1 ed., Vol. 31, pp. 214-218). ACS.