Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters

, Volume 63, Issue 2, pp 323–328 | Cite as

Accelerated polymorphic transformations of alumina

  • E. E. Kiš
  • G. A. Lomić
  • G. C. Bošković
  • R. P. Marinković-Nedučin
Article

Abstract

In binary systems MeO/Al2O3 (Me=Mg, Zn, Cu), the accelerated polymorphic transformation of alumina to α-Al2O3 was observed in the presence of Cu2+. The phenomenon is explained as catalytic, considering the Cu2+ electron configuration and Jahn-Teller effect.

Keywords

Alumina phase transformation Jahn-Teller effect 

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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. E. Kiš
    • 1
  • G. A. Lomić
    • 1
  • G. C. Bošković
    • 1
  • R. P. Marinković-Nedučin
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of TechnologyUniversity of Novi SadNovi SadYugoslavia

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