Special Issue "Cerium Oxides — Properties, Preparation and Applications"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 July 2023) | Viewed by 259
Interests: catalysis; WGS; reforming; gasification; propane dehydrogenation; coating; structured catalysts
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Cerium is the most abundant element of the rare Earth group and is one of the most abundant metals on the Earth’s crust. In nature, it is found in combination with other elements; however, it is easily extracted as oxide. Cerium (III) oxide (Ce2O3) is not stable and readily oxidizes to cerium (IV) oxide (CeO2). Cerium (IV) oxide is usually obtained by calcination of oxalate.
The unique chemical-physical characteristics, the mechanical properties, and the low cost make CeO2 an attractive material for several applications, including catalysis, glass technology, sensors, pigments and cosmetics, radioprotection, metal and steel protection, and energy, as well as in toxicology and as electrolytes.
In this Special Issue, short communications, full papers, and review articles are welcome on innovative synthesis methods and characterization of cerium oxide materials, and on the latest applications in the previously listed chemical, industrial, and technological fields.
Dr. Marco Martino
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