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Refereed Journals

Ross, J.R.H. and M.W. Roberts. 1965. “Physical adsorption of gases on pyrex glass.   evidence for superactivity ”, J. Catalysis, 4:620-624.

Roberts, M.W. and J.R.H. Ross. 1966. “Kinetics of the dissociation of hydrogen sulphide by iron films”, Trans. Faraday Soc.,62:2301-2308.

Roberts, M.W. and J.R.H. Ross, 1969. “The interaction of hydrogen sulphide and hydrogen with palladium and tantalum films”, Published in “Reactivity of Solids”, edited by J.W. Mitchell, R.C. de Vries, R.W. Roberts and P. Cannon, John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York (Proceedings of Symposium, held in 1967), 411-423.

Roberts, M. W., J.R.H. Ross and J.H. Wood, 1969.  “The formation of surface films by electron bombardment”, Advanced Valve Technology, Vol. 1, Mechanical Controls, Contract NAS 7-436, Final Report, January, Report No. -6641-6012-R000.

Roberts, M.W and J.R.H. Ross. 1970. “The interaction of tetramethylsilane with and electron-emitting tungsten filament”,  Chemical Communications, 1170-1171.

Ross, J.R.H., M.W. Roberts and C. Kemball, 1972. “The adsorption of neopentane on tungsten and palladium films”, J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. I,  68: 914-924.

Roberts, M.W. and J.R.H. Ross. 1972. “Chemisorption and decomposition of tetramethylsilane over tungsten and iron surfaces”, J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. I, 68:221-228.

Frost, S., W.J. Murphy, M.W. Roberts and J.R.H. Ross. 1972. “Mechanism of formation and some surface characteristics of thin polymer films formed on metal surfaces by electron bombardment”, Faraday Special Discussions of the Chemical Society, No. 2, 198-212.

Murphy, W J, M W Roberts and J R H Ross. 1972. “Contact angle studies on some low energy polymer surfaces”, J Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. I, 68:1190-1199

Ross, J R H and M C F Steel. 1973. “The steam reforming of methane over a coprecipitated nickel-alumina catalyst”, J Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. I,  69:10-21.

Ross, J R H, M C F Steel and A Zeini-Isfahani. 1975. “The steam reforming of methane over nickel catalysts”, The Mechanisms of Hydrocarbon Reactions, edited by F Marta and D Kallo, Akademiai Kiado, Budapest, and Elsevier Publishing Company, Amsterdam, (Proceedings of symposium held in 1973), 201-214.

Beecroft, T, A W Miller and J R H Ross. 1975. “The Use of Differential Scanning Calorimetry in Catalyst Studies.  The Methanation of Carbon Monoxide over Nickel-Alumina Catalysts”, J Catal., , 40:281-285.

Byrne, K M, J R H Ross and M W Roberts, 1977. “Contact angle studies of polymer surfaces”,  Aspects of Adhesion, edited by K W Allen, Applied Science Publishers (London), Vol. 9, Chapter 3:12-27

Doesburg, E B M, S. Orr, J R H Ross and L L van Reijen, 1977. “The effect of temperature of reduction on the activity and selectivity of a coprecipitated ni-ai203 catalyst for the fischer-tropsch and methanation reactions”, J Chem. Soc., Chemical Communications,  734-735.

Ross, J R H, M C F Steel and A Zeini-Isfahani. 1978. “Evidence for the participation of surface nickel aluminate sites in the steam reforming of methane over nickel/alumina catalysts”, J Catalysis, 52:280-290.

van Veen, G., E C Druissink, E B M Doesburg, J R H Ross and L L Van Reijen, 1978. “The effect of preparation conditions on the activity and stability of coprecipitated Ni-A1203 catalysts for the methanation of carbon monoxide”, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 9:143-148.

Byrne, K M, M W Roberts and J R H Ross. 1979. “The critical surface tension of wool”, Textile Res. J.,  49:34-40.

Kruissink, E C., L E Alzamora, A Orr, E B M Doesburg, L Lvan Reijen, J R H Ross and G van Veen. 1979.  “The preparation and pretreatment of coprecipitated nickel-alumina catalysts for methanation at high temperatures”, Preparation of Catalysts II, edited by B Delmon, P Grange, P Jacobs and G Poncelet, Elsevier Publishing Company, Amsterdam, (Proceedings of Symposium held in 1978), 143-157.

Hargreaves, A E and J R H Ross. 1979. “An investigation of the mechanism of the hydrodesulphurisation of thiophene over sulphided co-mo-a1203 catalysts. part ii.   the effect of promotion by cobalt on the c-s bond cleavage and double-bond hydrogenation/ dehydrogenation activities of tetrahydrothiophene and related compounds”, J Catalysis, 56:363-376.

Kneale, B. and J R H Ross. 1981. “The Steam-Reforming of Ethane over Nickel-Alumina Catalysts, Faraday Discussion of the Chemical Society, 72:158-168.

Kneale, B and J R H Ross. 1981. “Evidence for the participation of surface carbon in the steam reforming of ethane over nickel catalysts”, J Chem. Soc., Chemical Communications, 751-752.

Kruissink, E C., L L van Reijen and J R H Ross. 1981. “Coprecipitated nickel-alumina catalysts for methanation at high temperature, Part 1.  Chemical composition and structure of the precipitates”, J Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. I, 77:649-663.

Alzamora, L E., J R H Ross, E C Kruissink and L L van Reijen. 1981. “Coprecipated nickel-alumina catalysts for methanation at high temperature.  Part 11.  Variation of total and metallic areas as a function of sample composition and method of pretreatment”, J Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. I, 77:665-681.

Kruissink, E C., H L Pelt, J R H Ross and L L van Reijen. 1981. “The effect of sodium on the methanation activity of nickel-alumina coprecipitated catalysts”, Applied Catalysis, 1:23-29.
Ross, J R H. 1981. “A modified kinetic expression for the methanation of carbon monoxide over group vii metal catalysts”, J Catal., 71:205-208.

Mok, K B, J R H Ross and R M Sambrook, 1983. “Thermally and mechanically stable catalysts for steam reforming or methanation. a new concept in catalyst design”.    Preparation of Catalysts III, (G. Poncelet, et al., Eds.), Elsevier, Amsterdam, 291-298.

Gelsthorpe, M R, K B Mok, J R H Ross and R M Sambrook 1984. “The effect of lanthanum additives on the catalytic activities of ni-a1203 coprecipated catalysts for the methanation of carbon monoxide”, J Mol. Catal., 25:253-262.

Gelsthorpe, M R., B C Lippens, J R H Ross and R M Sambrook. 1984. “The effect of preparation method on the properties of ni-allla catalysts”, Proc. 9th Iberoamerican Symp. Catalysis, Lishbon, July, Vol. 2:1092.

Lippens, B C., P Fransen, J G van Ommen, R Wijngaarden, H Bosch and J R H Ross. 1985. “The preparation and properties of lanthanum-promoted nickel-alumina catalysts: Structure of the precipitates”, Solid State Ionics, 16:275-282.

Ross, J R H. 1985. “Use of thermal analysis techniques in research on methanation catalysts”, Anal. Proc. 22:239-240.

Lansink Rotgerink, H G J.,  H Bosch, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1986. “The effect of ni-ai ration on the properties of coprecipated nickel-alumina catalysts with high nickel contents”, Appl. Catal., 27:41-53.

Lefferts, L., J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1986. “The oxidative dehydrogenation of methanol to formaldehyde over silver catalysts in relation to the oxygen-silver interaction”, Appl. Catal., 23:385-402.

Bosch, H., F J JG Janssen, F M G van den Kerkhof, J Oldenziel, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1986. “The activity of vanadium oxide catalysts for the selective reduction of no with ammonia”, Appl. Catal., 25:239-248.

Lansink Rotgerink, H G J., J G van Ommen and J R H Ross, 1987. “The preparation and characterisation of sequentially precipitated and coprecipitated nickel-alumina catalysts and a comparison of their properties”.  B Delm, P Grange, P A Jacobs and G Poncelet (Editors), Preparation of Catalysts IV, 795-807, Elsevier Science Publishers.

Feil, F S., J G van Ommen and J R H Ross, 1987. “Infrared investigation of the adsorption and reactions of methanol on V2O5/TiO2 catalysts.  Langmuir, Vol. 3, No. 5:668-673.

Lefferts, L., J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1987. “An X-Ray photoelectron sectroscopy study of the influence of hydrogen on the oxygen-silver interaction.  J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. 1:83.

Janseen, F J J G., F M G van den Kerhof, H Bosch and J R H Ross. 1987. “Mechanism of the reaction of nitric oxide, ammonia, and oxygen over vanadia catalysts 2. isotopic transient studies with oxygen-18 and nitrogen-15”.  J. Phys. Chem., 91:6633-6638.

Bosch, H ., A A Bruggink and J R H Ross. 1987. “Selective oxidation of n-butane to maleic anhydride under oxygen-deficient conditions over v-p-0 mixed oxide”, Appl. Catal., 31:323.

Lefferts, L., J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1987. “The Influence of Hydrogen Treatment and Catalyst Morphology on the Interaction of Oxygen with a Silver Catalyst.  Appl. Catal. 34:329-339.

L Lefferts, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1987. “The silver-oxygen interaction in relation to oxidative dehydrogenation of methanol”,  Appl. Catal. 31:291-308.

Roos, J A., S J Korf, A G Bakker, N A de Bruijn, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1988. “The oxidative coupling of methane: catalyst requirements and process conditions”,  D M Bibby, C D Chang, R F Howe and S Yurchak (Editors), Methane Conversion, , 427-432 Elsevier Science Publishers.

Lefferts, L., J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1988. “The influence of water on the oxygen-silver interacction and on the oxidative dehydrogenation of methanol”, J.Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. 1:1491-1499.

Lefferts, L., J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1988. “The interaction between silver and N20 in relation to the oxidative dehydrogenation of methanol”, J Catal., 114:303-312.

Lansink Rotgerink, H J G., P D L Mercera, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1988. “Studies of the promotion of nickel-alumina coprecipitated catalysts I. Titanium oxide”, Appl. Catal., 45:239-256.

Lansink Rotgerink, H J G., R P A M Paalman, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1988. “Studies on the promotion of nickel-alumina coprecipitated catalysts. II.  Lanthanum oxide”, Appl. Catal., 45:257-280.

Lansink Rotgerink, H G J., J C Slaa, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1988. “Studies on the promotion of nickel-alumina catalysts. III.  Cerium oxide”, Appl. Catal., 45:281-290.

Zaspalic, V T.,  K Keizer, J G van Ommen, W van Praag, J R H Ross and A J Burggraaf. 1988. “Ceramic membranes as catalytically active materials”, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Summer National Meeting, August 21-24, Denver USA, paper 58A.

Ross, J R H. 1988. “The generation of CO,  Its Interaction with Metals and Alloys, and its transformation into C1 chemicals”, Proceedings of NATO Advanced Study Workshop, Nieuwpoort, Belgium, Edited by E Derouane and P Jacobs.

Bosch, M.H., A Bongers, G Enoch, R Snel and J R H Ross. 1989. “Lithium-vanadium bronzes as model catalysts for the selective reduction of nitric oxide”, Catal. Today, 4:139-154.

Korf, S J., J A Roos, J M Diphoorn, R H J Vehof, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1989. “The selective oxidation of methane to ethane and ethylene over doped and undoped rare earth oxides”, Catal. Today, 4:279-292.

Roos, J A ., S J Korf, R H J Veehof, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1989. “An investigation of the comparative reactivities of ethane and ethylene in the presence of oxygen over Li/MgO and Ca/Sm203 catalysts in relation to the oxidative coupling of methane”, Catal. Today, 4:441-452.

Roos, J A., S J Korf, R H J Veehof, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1989. “Kinetic and mechanistic aspects of the oxidatives coupling of methane over a Li/MgO catalyst”, Appl. Catal., 52:131-145.

Roos, J A ., S J Korf, R H J Veehof, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1989. “The reaction path of the oxidative coupling of methane over a lithium doped magnesium oxide catalyst:   Factors affecting the rate of total oxidation of ethane and ethylene, Appl. Catal., 52:147-156.

Korf, S J., J A Roos, J A Vreeman, J W H C Derksen, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1989. “A study of the kinetics of the oxidative coupling of methane over a Li/Sn/MgO catalyst.   Pre-prints of Symposium of Methane Activation, Conversion and Utilisation, Int. Chem. Congr. Pacific Basin Societies, Honolulu, 17-20 December, 29.

Korf, S J., J A Roos, J A Vreeman, J W H C Derksen,  G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1989. “A study of the kinetics of the oxidative coupling of methane over a Li/Sn/MgO catalyst, Proceedings of Dr H L Roy Centenary International Seminar on Catalysis, Membrane and Membrane Separations, ed. K S Sastri, Sastri, A Alwan, 16, Trivandrum, India.

Korf, S J., J A Roos, L.J Veltman, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1989. “Effect of additives on lithium doped magnesium oxide catalysts used in the oxidative coupling of methane”.  Appl. Catal., 56:119-135.

Baerns, M and J R H Ross. 1989. “Methane activation - A bibliography.  Catal. Today, 4:471-494.

Korf, S J., J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1990. “The oxidative coupling of methane over Sm203 and La203, Presented at ACS meeting, Boston, April, Elsevier Science Publishers.
McNamara, D J., S J Korf, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1990. “Oxidative coupling over ternary and quaternary catalysts derived from Li/MgO, Submitted on invitation to Canadian J Chemical Engineering.

Seshan, K., H M Swaan, R H H Smits, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1990. “Oxidative dehydrogenation of alkanes over alkali and alkaline earth orthovanadates”.  G Centi and F Trifiro (Edrs.,) New Development in Selective Oxidation, 505- 514.
Baerns, M and J R H Ross. 1990. “Catalytic chemistry of methane conversion”, Invited contribution to Publication on New Developments in Catalysis, edited by J M Thomas and K Zamaraev, IUPAC.

Mercera, P D L.,  J. G. van Ommen, A J Burggraaf and J R H Ross. 1990. “Zirconia as a support for catalysts: Evolution of the texture and structure on calcination in air”, Appl. Catal. 57:127.

Mercera, P D L., J.G. van Ommen, E B M Doesburg, A J Burggraaf and J R H Ross. 1991. “Stabilized tetragonal zirconium oxide as a support for catalysts.  Evolution of the texture and structure of calcination in static air”,  Appl. Catal.,78:79.

Mercera, P D L., J G van Ommen, E B M Doesburg, A J Burgraaf and J R H Ross. 1991. “Zirconia as a support for catalysts.  Influence of additives on the thermal stability of the porous texture of monoclinic zirconia”.  Appl. Catal., 71:363-391.

Statman, D J., J T Gleaves, D McNamara, P L Mills, G Fornasari and J R H Ross, 1991. “TAP reactor investigation of methane coupling over samarium oxide catalysts”.   Appl. Catal., 77:45-53.

McNamara, D J., S J Korf, K Seshan, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1991. “Oxidative coupling of methane over ternary and quaternary catalysts derived from Li/MgO”,   Catalytic Science and Technology, Vol. 1:243-248.

Ross, J R H., J G van Ommen and S J Korf. 1991. “A comparison of the behaviours at short residence times for the oxidative coupling of methane of Ba/CaO catalysts with those of Li/Mgo, Sm203 and La203 catalysts.  A Holmen et al. (Edrs.), Natural Gas Conversion, 213-221.

Smits, R H H., K Seshan and J R H Ross. 1991. “The selective oxidative dehydrogenation of propane over niobium pentoxide”, J Chem. Soc., Chem. Comm., 558-559.

McNamara, D J., S J Korf, K Seshan, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1991. “The effect of Nb205 and Zr02 additions on the behaviour of Li/Mg0 and Li/Na/MgO catalysts for the oxidative coupling of methane”,  Canad. Chem. Eng., Vol. 69:883-890.

Biermann, J.J., F.J.J.G. Janssen,. and J.R.H. Ross. 1992. “Nitrogen containing species as intermediates in the oxidation of ammonia over silica supported molybdena catalysts”,  Appl. Catal., en., 86:165-179.

Van Keulen, A.N.J., G.C. Hoogendam, K. Seshan, J.G. Van Ommen. and J.R.H. Ross. 1992. “The role of a tin in Li/Sn/MgO catalysts for the oxidative coupling of methane”.  J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun.,1546.

Swaan, H M., A Toebes, K Seshan, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1992. “The kinetic and mechanistic aspects of the oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane over Li/Na/MgO catalysts.  Catal. Today, 13:201-208

Swaan, H M., A Toebes, K Seshan, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1992. “The effect of addition of a third component on the behaviour of the lithium doped magnesium catalysts for the oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane”. Catal. Today, 13:629-634.

Dooley K.M. and J.R.H. Ross.1992. “Potassium/calcium/nickel oxide catalysts for oxidative coupling of methane”,  Appl. Catal., A, Gen., 90:159-174.

Ross, J.R.H., J.J.P Biermann,. and F.J.J.G Janssen. 1992. “ Nitrogen containing species as intermediates in the oxidation of a mmonia over silica supported molybdena catalysts”.  Appl. Catal. A: General, 86:165-179.

Ross, J.R.H., W.R.A.M. Robinson, J.G.Van Ommen, and A. Woldhuiis. 1992. “Kinetics of the selective catalytic reduction of NO by NH3 over a commercial catalyst”,  Proc. 10th Int. Cong. Catal., 19-24 July.

Slaa, J.C., J.G Van Ommen,. and  J.R.H. Ross. 1992. “The synthesis of higher alcohols using modified Cu/ZnO/Al2O3 catalysts. Catal. Today, Vol. 15:129-148.

Smits, R H H., K Seshan and J R H Ross. 1992. “The selective oxidative dehydrogenation of propane on catalysts derived from niobium pentoxide: preparation, characterisation and properties”,  P. Ruiz and B Delmon (Eds.) New Developments in Selective Oxidation by Heterogeneous Catalysis Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, Vol. 72:221-229.

Ross, J.R.H., , E., Xue, K. Seshan and J.G van Ommen. 1993. “catalytic control of diesel engine particulate emission:  studies on model reactions over a euroPt-1 (Pt/SiO2) catalyst”,   Appl. Catal. B: Environmental, 2:183-197.

Szakacs, S., G.J.,Altena, T. Fransen, J.G Van Ommen and J R H Ross.1993. “The Selective reduction of NOx with NH3 over zirconia-supported vanadia catalysts”,  Catal. Today, Vol. 16:237-245.

Ross, J.R.H., R.H.H Smits,. and K. Seshan. 1993. “The use of niobia in oxidation catalysis”.  Catal.Today, Vol. 16:503-511.

Smits, R.H.H., K. Seshan,  H. Leemreize and J.R.H. Ross.1993. “Influence of preparation method on the performance of vanadia-niobia catalysts for the oxidative dehydrogenation of propane”.  Catal. Today, Vol. 16:513-523.

Swaan, H.M., Y.  Li,  K. Seshan, J.G. Van Ommen and J.R.H.  Ross. 1993.  “The oxidative coupling of methane and the oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane over a niobium promoted lithium doped magnesium oxide catalyst”.  Catal. Today, Vol. 16:537-546.

Smits, R.H.H., K Seshan and J.R.H. Ross. 1993. “The selective oxidative dehydrogenation of propanr to propylene over V2O5/Nb2O5 catalysts”,  DGMK Conf., Kassel, Germany.

Ross, J.R.H., J.J.F. Scholten, X. Xiaoding, J. Slaa, J., C.B. Von Der Decken, B. Hohlein, D. Mausbeck, U. Hoffmann, U. Kunz and H. Stolting. 1994. “Development and screening of selective catalysts for the synthesis of clean liquid fuels”,  Int. J. Energy Research, Vol. 18:185-196.

Dooley, K M., S-Y Chen and J R H Ross. 1994. “Stable nickel-containing catalysts for the oxidative coupling of methane,”  J. Catal., 145:402-408.

Hoogendam, G.C., J.G. Van Ommen,  K. Seshan and J.R.H. Ross. 1994. "The oxidative coupling of methane over doped Li/MgO catalysts".  Catal. Today 21:333-340.

Ross, J.R.H., J.G. Van Ommen and J.C. Slaa. 1995. “The synthesis of alcohols using Cu/ZnO/Al2O3 + (Ce or Mn) catalysts, Topics in Catal. 2:79-89.

Hally, W., H.J. Bitter, K. Seshan, J.R.H. Ross and J.A. Lercher.1994. “Stability of Ni/ZrO2 catalysts for the carbon dioxide reforming of methane”.  Stud. Surf. Sc. & Catal., 88:167.

Ross, J.R.H., K. Seshan, R.H.H. Smits,  L.C.A. Van Den Oetelaar,  J.H.Jm. Helwegen, M.R. Snantharaman and H.H. Brongersma.1995. “A low-energy ion scattering (LEIS) study of the influence of the va nadium concentration on the activity of vanadium-niobium oxide catalysts for the oxidative dehydrogenation of propane”,  J. Catal. 157:84-591.

Ross, J.R.H., R.H.H Smits, K. Seshan and A.P.M Kentgens.1995. “Investigation of V2O5/Nb2O5 catalysts by 51V solid-state NMR”,  J. Phys. Chem. 99:9169-9175.

Ross J R H. and E Xue. 1995. “Catalysis with membranes or catalytic membranes?  Catal. Today 25:291-301.

Li, Y., J R H Ross, H M Swaan, K Seshan and J G van Ommen.1995. “The promotion effect of niobia on Li/MgO methane oxidative coupline catalyst”,  J. of Tianjin University, Vol. 28, No. 2.

Smits, R.H.H., Y.A de Vries, K. Seshan and J.R.H. Ross. 1995. “The oxidative dehydrogenation of propane over vanadia/niobia catalysts: parameters that influence the formation of less active   b-(Nb,V)2O5 phase”, Stud. Surf. Sc. Catal., 92:203.

Xue, E., K Seshan and J R H Ross.1995. “Roles of supports, Pt loading and Pt dispersion in the oxidation of NO to NO2 and of SO2 to SO3”,  Applied Catal. B. Env.:65-79.

Xue, E., M O'Keeffe and J R H Ross. 1996. “Water-gas shift conversion using a feed with a low steam to carbon monoxide ratio and containing sulphur”,  Catal. Today 30:107-118.

Ross, J R H., A N J van Keulen, M E S Hegarty and K  Seshan. 1996. “The catalytic conversion of natural gas to useful products”,  Catal. Today 30:193-219.

Berger, R J., E B M Doesburg, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1996. “Nickel catalysts for internal reforming in molten carbonate fuel cells”,  Appl. Catal. A: Gen., Vol. 143, No. 2:343-365.

Berger, R J., E B M Doesburg, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1996. “Investigation of alkali carbonate transport toward the catalyst in internal reforming MCFCs.   J. Electrochem. Soc., Vol. 143, No. 10, October.

Y Li, J R H Ross, H.M. Swaan, K. Seshan and J G van Ommen. 1996. “The role of Li2CO3 melting in the activation and deactivation of Li/Nb/MgO catalyst for the reaction of methane oxidative coupling”,  ACTA Chimica Sinica : 460.

van Keulen, A N J., K Seshan, J H B J Boebink and JRH Ross.1997. “TAP investigations of the CO2 reforming of CH4 over Pt/ZrO2”,  J. Catal. 166:306-314.

Jones J. and J R H Ross. 1997. “The development of supported vanadia catalysts for the combined catalytic removal of the oxides of nitrogen and of chlorinated hydrocarbons from flue gases”,  Catal. Today 35:97-105.

Yasmeen, A., F C Meunier and J R H Ross. 1997. “The oxidative dehydrogenation of propane over molybdenum-containing catalysts”,  Catal. Today 37:33-42.

Meunier, F.C., M. Olsson, J.R.H. Ross, E Halpin and R Burch. 1997. “Drifts investigation of silver-alumina catalysts for the selective reduction of NO by propene or methanol.   Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, Vol. 6, Supl.:15-20.

O’Connor, A.M., F.C. Meunier and J R H Ross. 1998. “An In-situ DRIFTS study of the mechanism of the CO2 reforming of CH4 over a Pt/ZrO2 catalyst”,  Proceeding of the 5th National Gas Conversion Symposium, Italy.  Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis (Eds. A. Parmalina et. al.), Vol. 119:819-824.

Sutton, D. and J R H. Ross. 1998. “Catalysts for Biomass Reforming”, Spec. Publ. R. Soc. Chem., 216:235-236.

Jalajakumari N., N. Padmakumar, J G van Ommen, J.R. H. Ross and A.J. Burggraaf. 1998. “Effect of post-precipitation treatment on the pore-structure stability of sol-gel-derived lanthanum zirconate”,  J.Am. Ceram. Soc., 81 (6):487-92egarty, M.E.S., A.M. O’Connor and J.R. H. Ross. 1998. “Syngas production from natural gas using ZrO2-supported metals”,  Catal. Today, 42:225-232.

O’Connor A.M. and J. R H Ross. 1998. “The effect of O2 addition on the carbon dioxide reforming of methane over Pt/ZrO2 catalysts.  Catal. Today, 46:203-210.

Jalajakumari, N., N. Padmakumar, J G van Ommen, J.R. H. Ross and A.J. Burggraaf. 1998. “Influence of peptization and ethanol washing on the pore-structure evolution of sol-gel-derived alumina catalysts supports”,  J.Am. Ceram. Soc., 81 (10):2709-12.

Nair, J., P Nair, E.B.M. Doesburg, J.G. van Ommen, J.R.H. Ross and A.J. Burggraaf. 1998. “Preparation and characterization of lanthanum zirconate”,  J. Mat. Sci., 33:4517-4523.

Breen, J.P. and J.R.H. Ross. 1999. “Methanol reforming for fuel cell applications:   development of zirconia-containing Cu-Zn-Al catalysts”,  Catal. Today, 51:521-533

Meunier, F.C.,  J. P. Breen and J.R.H. Ross. 1999. “New insights into the origin of NO2 in the mechanism of the selective catalytic reduction of NO by propene over alumina”,  Chem. Commun., 259-260.

Zuzaniuk, V., F.C. Meunier and J.R H. Ross. 1999. “Possible intermediates in the selective catalytic reduction of NOx: differences in the reactivity of nitro-compounds and tert-butyl nitrite over g-Al2O3”,  Chem. Commun., 815-816.

Nair, J., P Nair, E.B.M. Doesburg, J.G. van Ommen, J.R.H. Ross and A.J. Burggraaf. 1999. “Sintering of lanthanum zirconate”,  J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 82 [8]:2066-72.

Breen, J.P., F.C. Meunier and J.R.H. Ross. 1999. “Mechanistic aspects of the steam reforming of methanol over a CuO/ZnO/ZrO2/Al2O3 catalyst”,   Chem. Commun., 2247-2248.

Meunier, F.C., J.P. Breen, V. Zuzaniuk, M. Olsson and J.R.H. Ross. 1999. “Mechanistic aspects of the selective reduction of NO by propene over alumina and silver-alumina catalysts”,  J. of Catal. 187:493-505.

Meunier, F.C. and J.R.H. Ross.  2000.  “Effect of ex situ treatments with SO2 on the activity of a low loading silver-alumina catalyst for the selective reduction of NO and NO2 by propene”,  Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 24:23-32.

Meunier, F.C., V. Zuzaniuk, J.P. Breen, M. Olsson and J.R.H. Ross. 2000.  “Mechanistic differences in the selective reduction of N0 by propene over cobalt- and silver-promoted alumina catalysts: kinetic and in situ DRIFTS study”,   Cat. Today 59:287-304.

Ross, J.R.H., E. Xue, and M O’Keeffe.  2000.  “A study of Pt/ZrO2 catalysts for water-gas shift reaction in the presence of H2S”,  Proceedings of the 12th ICC, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis Vol. 130 :3813-3818.

Ross, J.R.H. and E Xue. 2000.  “The use of membrane reactors for catalytic n-butane to maleic anhydride with a butane-rich feed”,   Cat. Today 61:3-8.

Ross, J.R.H.  2000. “My view of the future in hydrocarbon activation”,  Invited Review Lecture at the official opening of the Technical Centre for Hydrogenation, Ultra-fine Chemicals and Homogeneous Catalysis, Synetix, UK . September.

Konin, G.A., A.N. Il’ichev, V.A. Matyshak, T.I. Khomenko, V.N. Korchak, V.A. Sadykov, V.P. Doronin, R.V. Bunina, G.M. Alikina, T.G. Kuznetsova, E. Paukshtis, V.B. Fenelov, V.I. Zaikovskii, A.S. Ivanova, S.A. Beloshapkin, A. Ya. Rozovskii, V.F. Tretyakov, J.R.H. Ross and J.P. Breen. “Cu, Co, Ag-containing pillared clays as catalysts for the selective reduction of NOx by hydrocarbons in an excess of oxygen.  Proceedings, CAPOC, in press.
Chapters in Books

Ross, J.R.H.. 1975. “The steam reforming of hydrocarbons”, Surface and Defect Properties of Solids, Chemical Society Specialist Periodical Report, Edited by M.W. Roberts and J.M. Thomas, , Vol. 4, Chapter 2:34-67.

Ross, J.R.H. 1976. ”Student exchanges with West Germany”,  “Chemical Education in Europe”, Ed. by P.J. Farago, M.J. Frazer and S.D. Walker, UK Chemical Society.

Ross, J.R.H. 1985. “Metal catalysed methanation and steam reforming”,  G.C. Bond and G. Webb (eds.), Catalysis Royal Society of Chemistry (London) Specialist Periodical Report, Vol. 7, p.1.

Roos, J A ., S J Korf, L J Veltman, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross and A J Burggraaf. 1989. “Ceramic membranes as catalytically active materials in selective (oxidative) dehydrogenation reactions”.  Brit. Ceram. Procs., Advanced Ceramics in Chemical Process Engineering, No. 43:103-109, Eds. B C H Steele and D P Thompson.

Korf, S J.. J A Roos and J R H Ross. 1991. “The development of doped Li/MgO catalyst systems for the low-temperature oxidative coupling of methane”, Invited contribution to book on methane coupling, Edited by E E Woolf.

Baerns M and J R H Ross. 1992. “Catalytic chemistry of methane conversion”,  IUPAC, Edited by J M Thomas and K I Zamaraev, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 315-335.

Ross, J. R. H., R Ukropec, J.G. Van Ommen, K. Seshan and P.D.L. Mercera. 1994. “Influence of doped ZrO2 on the selective oxidation of methanol to methylformate on vanadium oxide catalysts”,  Natural Gas Conversion II, 383-385.

Ross, J.R.H., G.C. Hoogendam,  A.N.J. Van Keulen, K Seshan and J.G Van Ommen. 1994. “The improtance of mixed oxides in the catalytic behaviour of Sn or Zr doped Li/MgO-catalysts”,  Natural Gas Conversion II : 187-192.

Ross, J.R.H., K. Seshan, H.W. Ten Barge,  W. Hally  and A.N.J. Van Keulen.1994. “Carbon dioxide reforming of methane in the presence of nickel and platinum catalysts supported on ZrO2. Natural Gas Conversion II :285-290.

Ross, J.R.H., R.H. Berger, E.B.M. Doesburg and J.G. Van Ommen.1994. “Deactivation behaviour of nickel catalysts used for internal reforming in molten carbonate fuel cells”, Natural Gas Conversion I I :309-314.

Yasmeen, A., F C Meunier and J R H Ross. 1996. “The oxidative dehydrogenation of propane over molybdenum-containing catalysts. the effect of support pretreatment on catalytic performance”,  ACS Symposium Series 638, B K Warren and S T Oyama, (Eds.), 170-177

van Keulen, A.N.J., M.E.S. Hegarty, J.R.H. Ross and P.F. van den Oosterkamp. 1997.
“The development of platinum-zirconia catalysts for the CO2 reforming of methane”,  Natural Gas Conversion IV, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, Vol. 107.
Editing of Books and Conference Proceedings

Ross, J.R.H. 1981. Editor of “Catalysis by Oxides” by G A Golodets, Elsevier Science Publishers.

Baerns, M., J.R.H. Ross and K. van der Wiele. 1988. Editors, “Methane Activation”, Proceedings of the  European Workshop, Bochum, Germany, May 2-3, , Catal. Today, Vol. 4, Nos. 3-4:271-500.

Baerns, M., J.R.H. Ross and K. van der Wiele, Editors. 1989. “Methane Activation” (Proceedings of the European Workshop Twente, The Netherlands, May 22-23, Catalysis Today, Vol. 6, No. 4:373-626.

Marin, G.B., M. Baerns, M. Frias and J.R.H. Ross, Editors. 1991. Methane Activation.  Proceedings of the Third European Workshop. Catal. Today, Vol. 21, Nos. 2-3.

Anshits, A.G. and J.R.H. Ross, Editors. 1991. Proceedings of the Workshop Meeting on C1-C3 Hydrocarbon Conversion, Krasnoyarsk, USSR. September 10-13. Catal. Today, Vol. 13, No. 4.

Smits, R.H.H., K. Seshan, and J.R.H. Ross. 1993. "Selective oxidative dehydrogenation of propane on promoted niobium pentoxide oxidation catalysis”, American Chemical Society, Washington DC, pp. 380-388.

Ross, J. R. H., E. Xue, K. Seshan, P.D.L. Mercera and J.G Van Ommen.1994. “Pt-Zr02 catalysts for the oxidation of NO and SO2: Effects of sulfate”,  Environmental Catalysis, American Chemical Society, Washington DC : 250.

Yasmeen, A., F.C. Meunier and J.R.H. Ross. 1996.  “The oxidative dehydrogenation of propane over molybdenum-containing catalysts. The effect of support pretreatment on catalytic performance”, ACS Symposium Series 638, B.K. Warren and S.T. Oyama, (Eds.), 170-177.

A.W. Sexton and J. R. H. Ross, 1998.  Guest Editors of the proceedings of the Fifth European Workshop in Methane Activation, Limerick, Ireland, 8-10 June 1997.  Cat. Today.
Published Conference Proceedings Papers

Hargreaves, A E and J R H Ross. 1977. “An investigation of the mechanism of the hydrodesulphurisation of thiophene over sulphided co-mo-a1203 catalysts.  Part 1.  The activation of the catalysts and the effect of co-mo ratio on the activity and selectivity”, Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress on Catalysis, edited by G C Bond, P B Wells and F C Tompkins, Chemical Society, London, (Proceedings of congress held in 1976), Vol. 2:937-950.

Lippens, B C., P Fransen, R Wijngaarden, J G van Ommen, H Bosch and J R H Ross. 1986. “The thermal treatment of lanthanum-promoted nickel-aluminia catalyst precursors”, Proc. 10th Ibero-American Symposium on Catalysis, Venezuela, July, Vol. II, 99.

Lefferts, L., J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1988. “The influence of morphological modification of silver on its properties as catalyst for the oxidative dehydrogenation of methanol”, Proc. 9th Intern. Congr. Catal., Edited by M J Philips and M Ternan, Chem. Inst. Canada, 4, 1672-1679.

Ross, J R H., J G van Ommen and S J Korf. 1990. “A comparison of the behaviour at short residence times for the oxidative coupling of methane of Ba/CaO catalysts with those of Li/MgO, Sm203 and La203 Catalysts, Presented at Natural Gas Conversion Symposium, Oslo, August.

Slaa, J C., W M Kamperman, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1990. “The effect of promoters to a Cu/ZnO/a1203 based catalyst for methanol and higher alcohol synthesis from CO and H2”,  Paper presented at AIChE Symposium on Alcohol Fuels, San Diego, Calif., Sept.

de Beer, E P W., T Fransen and J R H Ross. 1990. “Wear-resistant catalysts for the selective catalytic reduction of NOx with NH3”,  Presented at Nordic Catalysis Symposium, September, submitted to Appl. Catal.

Korf, S J., D McNamara, G Fornasari, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross, 1991. “The oxidative coupling of methane”, Proceedings TOCAT, 1:135.

Berger, R J., E B M Doesburg, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1991. “Nickel catalysts for internal reforming in fuel cells”, Proceedings TOCAT, 1:239.

Slaa, J C., W M Kamperman, J G van Ommen and J R H Ross. 1991. “The effect of promoters on Cu/ZnO/A1203 based catalysts in methanol and higher alcohol sysnthesis from CO + H2, Proceedings TOCAT, 1:239.

Xue, E and J.R.H. Ross. 1998. “N-Butane oxidation to maleic anydride using membrane reactors”,   Paper presented at the III International Conference on Catalysis in Membrane Reactors, September, , Copenhagen, (in press).

Meunier, F.C., M Olsson, V. Zuzaniuk, J.P. Breen and J. R. H. Ross. 1999. “Investigations on the reaction mechanism of the selective reduction of nitric oxide by propene over alumina-based catalysts”. Paper presented at the 4th European Congress on Catalysis, Rimini, Italy, Sept. 6-10, , p. 104

O’Keeffe, E. M., F. Meunier and J. R. H. Ross. 1999. “Mechanism for the selective oxidation of propane to acrolein over VPO catalysts. Paper presented at the 4th European Congress on Catalysis, Rimini, Italy, Sept. 6-10, p. 170.

Xue, E., M O’Keeffe and J.R.H. Ross. 1999. “Pt/ZrO2 catalyst for WGS reaction using a feed with low H2O to CO ratio - a study of deactivation caused by carbon deposition”. Paper presented at the 4th European Congress on Catalysis, Rimini, Italy, Sept. 6-10, p. 193.

Zuzaniuk, V., F.C. Meunier and J.R.H. Ross. 1999. “Possible intermediates in the selective catalytic reduction of NOx of ¡-Al2O3: DRIFTS study of the reactivity of nitromethane and tert-butyl nitrite”. Poster presentation at the 4th European Congress on Catalysis, Rimini, Italy, Sept. 6-10, , p. 297.

Sutton, D., J.F. Moisan and J.R.H. Ross. 1999. “Secondary catalysts for tar removal and up grading of biomass derived product gas”. Poster presentation at the 4th European Congress on Catalysis, Rimini, Italy, Sept. 6-10, , p. 717.

Cunningham, J., C. Gibson, F. Meunier and J.R.H. Ross. 1999. “Origins of change-over from 2NO +CO ® N2O conversion at 423±50 K over RhOx//CeO2 to NO+CO ® ½N2+CO2 at higher Trx.   Poster presentation at the 4th European Congress on Catalysis, Rimini, Italy, Sept. 6-10, p. 758.

Ross, J.R.H. 2000. “NOx removal from lean-burn engine emissions”.  Paper presented at The Schiuit Institute of Catalysis, Eidenhove, Minisymposium “Catalysis in Europe, March.

Ross, J.R.H., A. N. J. van Keulen, A.M. O’Connor and M.E.S. Hegarty. 2000. “The effect of the method preparation and pretreatment on the dispersion and catalytic properties of finely divided pP particles supported on zirconia”.  Paper presented at the American Chemical Society International Symposium on CO2 Conversion and Utilization in Refinery and Chemical Processing, San Francisco, March.

O’Keeffe, E.M., F.C. Meunier and J.R.H. Ross. 2000. “The role of water in the selective oxidation of propane over a VPO catalyst”.  Report presented at the 12th International Congress on Catalysis, Granada, Spain, July 9-14.

Xue, E., M O’Keeffe and J.R.H. Ross. 2000. “A study of Pt/ZrO2 catalysts for water-gas shift reaction in presence of H2S.  Poster presentation,  Proceedings of the   12th International Congress on Catalysis, Granada, Spain, July 9-14.

Other Research Publications
J R H Ross, W Drenth and J J F Scholten, Catalysis Research in the Basic Technology programme of the EEC Report on the Need for Research on Catalysis in Europe, June 1983
Ross, J.R.H. 1992. "Different approaches to the education of chemical technologists", Autumn Meeting of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Dublin, September.

Ross, J.R.H., K Seshan, W Hally and N van Keulen. 1994,  The Production of syngas from methane.   Second Workshop C1-C3 Hydrocarbon Conversion, Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
Ross, J.R.H. and J G van Ommen.  1994,  The Synthesis of Alcohols using Cu/ZnO/Al2O3 (+Ce/Mn) Catalysts.  ACS Meeting - Symposium on Fisxcher-Tropsch and Alcohol synthesis, US

Ross, J.R.H., R. Ukropec and C. Stapleton.  1995,  Zirconia and alumina supported silver catalysts for the selective reduction of nitric oxide with hydrocarbons.  EU-Japan Workshop, Japan.

Ross, J.R.H. and J Jones,  1995,  Combined catalytic removal of oxides of nitrogen and chlorinated hydrocarbons from flue gases.  Presented at Second International Forum on Environmental Catalysis, Tokyo, October (by invitation)

Ross, J.R.H., 1995,  The Catalytic Conversion of Natural Gas to Useful Products.  Plenary Lecture, 1st Global Conference of Young Scientists on Catalysis Science and Technology, China, September.

Ross, J.R.H.,  E. Xue and M O'Keeffe, 1995.  Water-gas Shift Conversion Using a Feed with a Low Steam to Carbon Monoxide Ratio and Containing Sulphur.   1st Global Conference of Young Scientists on Catalysis Science and Technology, China, September.

Ross, J.R.H., A. Yasmeen and F Meunier, 1996,  The Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane over Molybdenum-Containing Catalysts: the Effect of Support Pretreatment on Catalytic Performance.  Heterogeneous Hydrocarbon Symposium - Americal Chemical Society Meeting, New Orleans, March.

Ross, J.R.H. and A.N.J. van Keulen, 1995, The Development of Platinum-Zirconia Catalysts for the CO2 Reforming of Methane.  Fourth International Natural Gas Symposium, South Africa, November.

Ross, J.R.H., Jones, J. and O'Keeffe, M.  Combined Catalytic Removal of Oxides of Nitrogen and Chlorinated Hydrocarbons from Flue Gases.   Paper presented at the Materials Research Society Meeting, San Francisco,  April 1995.

Ross, J.R.H., and Childs, P.E.  Chemical Education at Third Level in the Republic of Ireland.  Paper presented at the EU ERASMUS Conference, Brussels, March, 1995.

Ross, J.R.H. Meunier, F.C., Yasmeen, A.  Selective Oxidation of Propane to Prepene over Molybdenum Oxide Containing Catalysts.  Paper presented at the Catalysis Society's 14th North American Meeting, Utah, June, 1995.

Ross, J.R.H. and A O’Connor, 1996, The Effect of O2 Addition on the CO2 Reforming  of Methane., The HS Taylor Conference, Nottingham Trent University.

Ross, J.R.H.,  K Seshan and N van Keulen, 1996, Pt/ZrO2 Catalysts for the Carbon dioxide Reforming of Methane: Influence of Calcination Temperature on the Catalytic Activity., 1st European Congress on Chemical Engineering, Florence, Italy.

Ukropec, R., C Staplecton, J.R.H. Ross and F.C. Meunier, 1997,  The Effect of Steam on very Active Alumina-Based Catalysts for the Selective Catalytic Reduction of NO by Propene in Excess Oxygen., Third EU-Japan Workshop on Fundamental Aspects of Catalysis for DeNOx and Combustion, University of Reading.

Ukropec, R., C Staplecton, J.R.H. Ross and F.C. Meunier, 1997,  The Selective Reduction of NO by Hydrocarbons over Zirconia- and Alumina-Supported Copper and Silver Catalysts., AIChE Meeting, Houston.

Breen J. and J.R.H. Ross. 1997. Cu/ZnO/ZrO2 Catalysts for the Steam Reforming of Methanol for Fuel Cell Applications.  Boreskov Conference on Catalysis, Novosibirsk, Russia.

Hegarty, M., A. O’Connor and J.R.H. Ross,  1998, Pt/ZrO2 as a CO2 Reforming  Catalyst, 1998. American Chemical Society Meeting, Dallas, USA.

Hegarty, M., A. O’Connor and J.R.H. Ross, 1998, Particle Size Effects in Pt/ZrO2 Catalysts  for the CO2 Reforming of Methane,  Fine Particles Society Meeting, Dallas, USA.

Meunier, F., R. Ukropec, C. Stapleton, M. Olsson and J.R. H. Ross, 1998, Ag/Al2O3 Catalyst for the Catalytic Reduction of NOx by C3H6, Catalysis and the Environment, University of Birmingham, UK.

Xue, E and J.R.H. Ross, 1998.  N-Butane Oxidation to Maleic Anydride using Membrane Reactors.  Paper presented at the III International Conference on Catalysis in Membrane Reactors, September, 1998, Copenhagen.

O’Connor, A. M., Frederic C Meunier and J.R.H. Ross.  1998, An In-situ DRIFTS Study of the Mechanism of the CO2 Reforming of CH4 over a Pt/ZrO2 Catalyst. Paper presented at   the 5th National Gas Conversion Symposium, Italy.

Ross, J.R.H.  1997,  Syngas Production from Natural Gas using ZrO2 - Supported Metals.   Boreskov Institute of Catalysis Meeting, Novosibirsk, Russia.

Ross, J.R.H., and Jones, J. 1995, Combined Catalytic Removal of  Nitrogen Oxides and Chlorinated Hydrocarbons (Dioxins) from Flue Gases.   Poster presented at the Catalysis Society's 14th North American Meeting, Utah, June.

Ross, J.R.H. 1994, Catalysis with membranes.  First International Workshop on Catalytic Membranes.  Sept., Lyon - Villeurbanne, France.

Ross J.R.H.., A Toebes, K Dooley and J G van O£.  1994,  Ni/Ca/K catalysts with low nickel contents for the oxidative coupling of methane. Second Workshop C1-C3 Hydrocarbon Conversion, Krasnoyarsk, Russia.

Sambrook R M. and J R H Ross, A Method of Preparing a Catalyst, Patent Specification lodged in July 1981 (following UK Application No. 8023225, July 16th, 1980) now issued in UK, USA, European Patent Office, Argentina, Brasil, Japan and Venezuela.

Sambrook, R M and J R H Ross, Catalyst, Patent specification lodged in July 1981 (following UK Application Nos. 8023224 and 8023226, July 16th, 1980) now issued in UK, USA, European Patent Office, Argentina, Brasil, Japan and Venzuela.

Poldervaart, J., R Snel and J R H Ross, Patent application, A Method for the Regeneration of an Adsorption Filter Containing (Halogenated) Hydrocarbons, a Method for Removing (Halogenated) Hydrocarbons from Gases, and a Method for Regenerating (Halogenated) Hydrocarbons Containing Adsorption Materials, as well as for the Treatment of Concentrated (Halogenated) Hydrocarbons in Liquid Form.

Seshan, K., J R H Ross, P D Mercera and E Xue, German Patent DE 94 00 513, 1994.  “An Active and Stable Catalyst for the CO2 Reforming of Natural Gas”.
Seshan, K, J.R.H. Ross, P.D.L. Mercera, E. Xue. 1999. US Patent, “Process for the production of synthesis gas”.