Gold Bulletin

, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 88–90 | Cite as

Gold ketenide

  • Ernest T. Blues
  • Derek Bryce-Smith
  • Ian W. Lawston
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One of a new class of organometallic compounds, gold ketenide has an unusual structure and interesting properties. Gold films formed by its controlled thermal decomposition show possibilities as highly active and selective oxidation catalysts.


Acrolein Propylene Oxide Silver Atom Acetylide Gold Metal 
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© World Gold Council 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernest T. Blues
    • 1
  • Derek Bryce-Smith
    • 1
  • Ian W. Lawston
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of ReadingEngland

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