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ceric oxide[′sir·ik ′äk‚sīd]
CeO2 A pale-yellow to white powder; soluble in sulfuric acid, insoluble in dilute acid and water; used in ceramics and as a polish for optical glass. Also known as ceria; cerium dioxide; cerium oxide.
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Soluble cerium species can be synthesized at the acidic anode and insoluble ceric oxide
at the alkaline cathode, whose schematic is shown in Figure 8, inversely analogous to that shown for chromate.
The patent covers certain high surface-area ceric oxides
and catalysts for purifying automotive exhaust gases containing such ceric oxide