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Equilibrium Coverage of Copper by Chemisorbed Hydrogen

Naturevolume 199page589 (1963) | Download Citation



SEVERAL instances have been given in the literature1–3 in which copper will catalyse the para-ortho hydrogen conversion. This process requires the chemisorption of hydrogen, regardless of the reaction mechanism which may be prevailing.

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    Eley, D. D., and Rossington, D. R., Chemisorption, edit. by Garner, W. E., 137 (Butterworth, London, 1957).

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    Shield, L. S., and Russell, W. W., J. Phys. Chem., 64, 1592 (1960).

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  1. College of Ceramics at Alfred University, State University of New York

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