homogeneous catalyst


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homogeneous catalyst

A catalyst that exists in the same phase as the chemicals it influences and the reactions it produces. See: phase
See also: catalyst
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These catalysts can now compete more closely with homogeneous catalysts, which industry traditionally uses for reactions that require high selectivity such as those involved in the manufacture of medicines or other fine chemicals," he said.
Her research interests lie in the area of nanocomposite materials, including nanocomposites for conducting and super-conducting applications, nanocomposites for their possible use as homogeneous catalysts and nanostructures for possible use in biological systems.
The international panel of expert authors describes the studies that have been conducted concerning the way homogeneous catalysts decompose, and the differences between homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts.
However, the noble metals (Ru, Os, Rh, Ir, Pd, Pt) that are currently most common in homogeneous catalysts suffer from high toxicity and environmental impact in addition to their scarcity and ensuing high cost.
Currently he is engaged in developing new technologies for bonding homogeneous catalysts to support the production of bulk and pharmaceutical chemicals.
Nonbiological Homogeneous Catalysts Are Typically Energy-Dependent ("Thermodynamic") Catalysts (Robin Brimblecombe, Jun Chen, Junhua Huang, Ulrich T.
These results will finally enable the rational design of homogeneous catalysts.
Several homogeneous catalysts exhibit good performances for different waste water treatments, however the metal ions left in the treated water is also a pollutant, which requires a costly separation process to remove them from the final effluent.
The utilization of molybdenum, tungsten and other transition metal complexes with sulphur containing ligands as homogeneous catalysts for dehydrosulphurization is of interest for Boorman and Clark.