Bifunctional catalyst | Article about bifunctional catalyst by The Free Dictionary
bifunctional catalyst[¦bī¦fəŋk·shən·əl ′kad·ə‚list]
A catalytic substance that possesses two catalytic sites and thus is capable of catalyzing two different types of reactions. Also known as dual-function catalyst.
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This is a unique bifunctional catalyst
system different from anything known and offers an opportunity to invent a completely new catalytic system for this reaction.
I propose to use these bifunctional catalysts
to promote the dual activation of silyl reagents and suitable electrophiles.