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An X-ray Photoelectron (ESCA) and Laser Raman Spectroscopic Investigation of Aluminum Perrhenate

Volume 34, Number 6 (Dec. 1980) Page 624-626

Salvati, Lawrence; Jones, Gerald L.; Hercules, David M.


Compound formation in supported heterogeneous catalysts is an area of significant interest. In the present study, Al(ReO4)3 was prepared and characterized by x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and laser Raman spectroscopy. Characteristic spectra Al(ReO4)3 for are shown and compared to several rhenium reference compounds. The reduction behavior of Al(ReO4)3 is also explored; it was completely reduced to elemental rhenium in H2 at 500°C.