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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The NoNoMeCat network aims at providing excellent and structured interdisciplinary training to a generation of young researchers in the field of Non-Noble Metal homogeneous Catalysis who will push the boundaries of the field in terms of catalyst stability, selectivity, mechanistic understanding, and scalability.
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.
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.
Competence Manager for Homogeneous Catalysis at DSM, commented, "This project involved scientists covering all relevant areas of organic process development, including biocatalysis and homogeneous 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.
6 Nonlinear Effects (Critical Phenomena) in Reaction Dynamics in Homogeneous Catalysis with Metal Complexes
This concept renders catalytic transformations with this less reactive metal center energetically feasible and eventually efficient and will introduce a new paradigm in using Earth-abundant metals in homogeneous catalysis.
Among their topics are principles of atom economy and some examples, microwave-accelerated homogeneous catalysis in water, the immobilization and compartmentalization of homogeneous catalysts, hydrogenation for forming carbon-carbon bonds, organocatalysts, and homogeneous catalyst design for synthesizing aliphatic polycarbonates and polyesters.
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.