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Volume 10, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0032-1400


Nothing certain is understood concerning the mechanism of what is the oldest known, and the simplest, catalytic oxidation. Recent work in the Johnson Matthey Research Laboratories has partly explained some of the inconsistencies found in previous work, and has established the best conditions for studying the kinetics of this reaction. In this article new suggestions are put forward on possible reaction mechanisms.


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