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University of Houston

Gold-mediated Oxidation

Caption: This image shows schematic representation of the lowest energy pathway for CO oxidation on gold-titania catalysts. The water layer on the titania support extends the reaction zone on the gold nanocluster and provides protons that assist in the oxygen dissociation step.

Credit: Hieu Doan, University of Houston

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