Electrocatalytic reduction of polyhydric alcohols to hydrocarbons

  • G. N. Petrova
  • O. N. Efimov
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A study was carried out on the electrochemical reduction of polyhydric alcohols using an iron-coated titanium cathode. The mechanism of this reaction was discussed.


Alcohol Titanium Hydrocarbon Electrochemical Reduction Polyhydric Alcohol 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. N. Petrova
    • 1
  • O. N. Efimov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Chemical PhysicsAcademy of Sciences of the USSRChernogolovka

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