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Role of oxygen transients in the facile scission of C-O bonds of alcohols on Zn surfaces

Harikumar, KR and Rao, CNR (1999) Role of oxygen transients in the facile scission of C-O bonds of alcohols on Zn surfaces. In: Chemical Communications (4). 341-342 .

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Abstract

The alkoxy species produced by the interaction of alcohols with Zn surfaces undergoes C-O bond scission at 150 K giving hydrocarbon species, but this transformation occurs even at 80 K when alcohol-oxygen mixtures are coadsorbed, due to the oxygen transients.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2011 06:14
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2011 06:14
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/38756

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