Chapter 13. Heterogeneous Catalysis by Uranium Oxides

  1. Prof. S. David Jackson and
  2. Dr. Justin S. J. Hargreaves
  1. Stuart H. Taylor

Published Online: 26 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626113.ch13

Metal Oxide Catalysis

Metal Oxide Catalysis

How to Cite

Taylor, S. H. (2008) Heterogeneous Catalysis by Uranium Oxides, in Metal Oxide Catalysis (eds S. D. Jackson and J. S. J. Hargreaves), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626113.ch13

Editor Information

  1. University of Glasgow, Department of Chemistry, WestCHEM, Joseph Black Building, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, United Kingdom

Author Information

  1. Cardiff University, School of Chemistry, Cardiff Catalysis Institute, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318155

Online ISBN: 9783527626113



  • Uranium oxides;
  • Heterogeneous catalysis;
  • Selective/total oxidation;
  • Steam reforming;
  • Toluene oxidation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structure of Uranium Oxides

  • Historical Uses of Uranium Oxides as Catalysts

  • Catalysis by Uranium Oxides

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References