Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 38, Issue 8, pp 1135–1142 | Cite as

NO reduction performance of Rh paste catalyst on YSZ under steady state and forced oscillation electropromotion conditions

  • S. Brosda
  • C. G. Vayenas
Original Paper


The technique of cyclic voltammetry was applied in conjunction with on-line catalytic product analysis to investigate the electrochemical promotion of NO reduction by C3H6 in presence of O2 on Rh catalyst-electrode films on YSZ at temperatures 350–490 °C. Cyclic linear potential sweep amperometry under catalytic reaction conditions leads to cyclic non-Faradaic electrochemical modifications in the CO2 formation and NO reduction rates which are compared to those obtained under steady state potentiostatic operation.


NO reduction Rh catalyst electrode Cyclic voltammetry AC impedance spectroscopy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringUniversity of PatrasPatrasGreece

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