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Bert Chandler



  • Chemical Engineering

203 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building


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Journal Articles

  • Akbar Mahdavi-Shakib, Lauren Rich, Todd Whittaker and Bert Chandler, 2021, "Hydrogen Adsorption on Au/TiO2 Catalysts: Quantitative Determination and Spectroscopic Signature of the Reactive Interface Hydroxyl Groups at the Active Site", ACS Catalysis, 11, pp. 7735-7743
  • Akbar Mahdavi-Shakib, Sravan Kumar, Todd Whittaker, Lars Grabow and Bert Chandler, 2021, "Kinetics of H2 Adsorption at the Metal-Support Interface of Au/TiO2 Catalysts probed by Broad Background IR Absorbance", Angewandte Chemie International Ed, 60, pp. p15194-15202

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