Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 55 Issue 40

Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

50_51i/2011Inside Cover: Catalytic Redox Reactions in the CO/N2O System Mediated by the Bimetallic Oxide-Cluster Couple AlVO3+/AlVO4+ (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 51/2011)

No need to look into the crystal ball mass spectrometric studies and computational methods reveal for the first time that a bimetallic oxide cluster couple, AlVO3+/AlVO4+, provides an ideal model for the room-temperature catalytic oxidation of CO by N2O. In their Communication on page 12 351 ff. H. Schwarz, M. Schlangen, and co-workers show that the overall catalytic process is promoted by the radical oxygen center of the Al-Oterminal. unit and not by the V=Oterminal moiety.

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