Parthasarathi Bera

Research: Promoting Effect of Ceria in Combustion Synthesized M/CeO2 Catalysts (M = Cu, Ag, Au, Pd and Pt) for Environmental Catalys



  1. P. Bera, S. T. Aruna, K. C. Patil, and M. S. Hegde; Studies on Cu/CeO2: A new NO reduction catalyst, J. Catal., 186, 36 (1999).
  2. P. Bera, K. C. Patil, V. Jayaram, G. N. Subbanna and M. S. Hegde; Ionic dispersion of Pt and Pd on CeO2 by combustion method: Effect of metal-ceria interaction on catalytic activities for NO reduction, CO and hydrocarbon oxidation, J. Catal., 196, 293 (2000).
  3. P. Bera, S. Mitra, S. Sampath and M. S. Hegde; Promoting effect of CeO2 in Cu/CeO2 catalyst: Lowering of redox potential of Cu species in CeO2 matrix, Chem. Commun., 927 (2001).
  4. K. R. Priolkar, P. Bera, P. R. Sarode, M. S. Hegde, S. Emura, R. Kumashiro and N. P. Lalla; Formation of Ce1-xPdxO2-d solid solution in combustion synthesized Pd/CeO2 catalyst: XRD, XPS and EXAFS investigation, Chem. Mater., 14, 2120 (2002).
  5. P. Bera, K. R. Priolkar, P. R. Sarode, M. S. Hegde, S. Emura, R. Kumashiro and N. P. Lalla; Structural investigation of combustion synthesized Cu/CeO2 catalysts by EXAFS and other physical techniques: Formation of a Ce1-xCuxO2-d solid solution, Chem. Mater., 14, 3591 (2002).
  6. P. Bera, K. R. Priolkar, A. Gayen, P. R. Sarode, M. S. Hegde, S. Emura, R. Kumashiro, V. Jayaram and G. N. Subbanna; Ionic dispersion of Pt over CeO2 by combustion method: Structural investigation by XRD, TEM, XPS and EXAFS, Chem. Mater., 15, 2049 (2003).
  7. P. Bera, A. Gayen, M. S. Hegde, N. P. Lalla, L. Spadaro, F. Frusteri and F. Arena; Promoting effect of CeO2 in Pt/CeO2 catalyst for CO oxidation, J. Phys. Chem. B, 107, 6122 (2003).

Parthasarathi Bera

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Position: Post Doc (2003-2005)


National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), Bangalore, India




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