homogeneous catalysis


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homogeneous catalysis

[‚hä·mə′jē·nē·əs kə′tal·ə·səs]
(chemistry)
Catalysis occurring within a single phase, usually a gas or liquid.
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He founded and currently leads the Homogeneous Catalysis and Reaction Design group at the Max-Planck-Institut fr Kohlenforschung in Mlheim/Ruhr, Germany.
It is realized by the Homogeneous Catalysis Lab at the Department of Physical Chemistry and helmed by DSci, Professor Dmitry Yakhvarov.
Keywords: Oxidation, Homogeneous catalysis, gas oils, middle distillates, hydrocarbons, hydroperoxides.
Currently, a jointly financed international team of eight doctorate-level scientists, one engineer, and a laboratory manager are working to develop new homogeneous catalysis systems.
Homogeneous Catalysis for Unreactive Bond Activation
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.
At the present time, the main catalysis systems are gas-liquid phase transfer catalysis [15, 16], tetrabutylammonium bromide homogeneous catalysis [17] and NaX zeolite [18] heterogeneous catalysis.
The committee, made up of experts in heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis, biocatalysis, photocatalysis, surface science, and materials science, examine the program's research from 1999 to 2007, its history and budget, the number and value of research grants and characteristics of researchers, influences on the program priorities, how it has advanced science and national energy goals, variations in research quality and relevance, and future recommendations.
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.