Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters

, Volume 62, Issue 1, pp 157–162 | Cite as

Acidity, basicity and catalytic activity of La−Zn mixed oxides

  • S. Sugunan
  • Binsy Varghese


Surface acidity/Basicity of mixed oxides of La and Zn activated at three different temperatures were determined. The data have been correlated with the catalytic activity for liquid phase reduction of cyclohexanone in isopropanol.


Acidity basicity catalytic activity rare earth oxides mixed oxides 


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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Sugunan
    • 1
  • Binsy Varghese
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied ChemistryCochin University of Science and TechnologyKochiIndia

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