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University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center

Conversion of Acetate to Ketenylidene

Caption: This shows the conversion of acetate to ketenylidene at the perimeter site of the Au/TiO2 catalyst. The acetate, which adsorbs on TiO2 , undergoes dehydrogenation (oxidation) and the deoxygenation to form ketenylidene on the gold.

Credit: J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134 (33), pp 1356913572. DOI: 10.1021/ja305911e

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