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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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They begin by summarizing homogeneous catalysis in the activation and transformation of carbon-chlorine and carbon-fluorine bonds, showing how organochlorides display easier availability, lower cost, and higher atom economy than most other bonds.
In contrast to them, we want to define nanocatalysis as a distinct category, because it closes the gap between hetero- and homogeneous catalysis [19, 21, 22], while concomitantly requiring totally new synthetic approaches [30] and displaying unique characteristics [41].
Prof Green made a name for himself in South Africa working for energy, chemicals and mining company SASOL where, among other positions, he had the catchy title of manager of homogeneous catalysis and organic synthesis.
Homogeneous catalysis and biocatalysis are both covered in less than 100 pages.
The new laboratory at the university will employ 25 PhD level scientists who will be leading research into homogeneous catalysis, a process of making chemicals and fuels cheaper and greener.
Dark reactions being studied by SERI include enzyme catalysis, electrocatalysis and heterogeneous catalysis, and homogeneous catalysis. Work in enzyme catalysis includes reduction of CO, to methanol, nitrogen-fixing systems to make ammonia or nitrate at room temperature, and treatment of gasified biomass.
He founded and currently leads the Homogeneous Catalysis and Reaction Design group at the Max-Planck-Institut fr Kohlenforschung in Mlheim/Ruhr, Germany.
Homogeneous catalysis, characterization methods, and M-L multiple bonds are covered, finishing off with several chapters on applications and novel research in organic synthesis, energy chemistry, clusters and nanoparticles, paramagnetic and high oxidation-state complexes, and bioorganometallic chemistry.
Keywords: Aldol reactions, Green chemistry, Homogeneous catalysis, Phase-transfer catalysis, Proline amides, Pyridinium salts.
They outline aspects of reactors involving more than one phase, including solid catalyzed fluid-phase reactions in fixed bed and fluidized-bed reactors, gas solid noncatalytic reactions, reactions involving at least one liquid phase, and multiphase reactions, as well as membrane assisted reactor engineering, combo reactors, homogeneous catalysis, and phase-transfer catalysis.
Jessop is an internationally recognized chemist who pioneered the field of homogeneous catalysis in supercritical fluids and invented 'switchable solvents' to reduce the environmental impact of these substances.