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Neutron scattering study of combustion-synthesized $Ce_{1-X} Cu_{x}O_{2-x}$

Chakraborty, Keka R and Krishna, PSR and Hegde, MS (2004) Neutron scattering study of combustion-synthesized $Ce_{1-X} Cu_{x}O_{2-x}$. In: Pramana Journal of Physics, 63 (2). pp. 245-249.

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Abstract

Powder neutron diffraction and Hi-Q neutron diffraction data have been recorded and analysed in order to obtain the local and long range order of Cu in Cu-doped CeO2 with three doping levels of Cu. Rietveld method and MCGR techniques of data analysis for the two types of data reveal that the Cu ion is in the 2+ oxidation state and has a vacancy in its first coordination shell. These deductions from the data analysis fit well with the mechanism of catalysis we propose.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright for this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences.
Keywords: Combustion synthesis;Neutron diffraction
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2004
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:17
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/2294

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