ammonia synthesis

ammonia synthesis

[ə′mōn·yə ′sin·thə·səs]
(chemical engineering)
Chemical combination of nitrogen and hydrogen gases at high temperature and pressure in the presence of a catalyst to form ammonia.
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It marks the anniversary of Fritz Haber's discovery of ammonia synthesis in 1908, which sowed the seed for the Green Revolution of the early 20th Century.
The company aims to achieve practical applications for the world's first on-site ammonia synthesis systems, with the support of Japan Science and Technology Agency and using applying catalysts developed by Hosono's research group.
In 1931, Carl Bosch was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for developing the chemical high-pressure ammonia synthesis.
There have been efforts to develop catalysts that allow ammonia synthesis and nitrogen fixation using low levels of energy and resources.
Topsoe's ammonia synthesis catalysts are installed in more than half of the world's ammonia plants, ensuring high energy efficiency in the ammonia synthesis.
7) Without the ammonia synthesis process, about 40 percent of the world population would be nonsustainable.
Possible purge locations in the plant are in ammonia synthesis loop, after carbon dioxide removal system, and after synthetic methane reactor (the new system).
The ammonia synthesis is in high demand for production of fertilizer, polymer, etc with nearly 200 million tones per year of 2016 [2] known as Haber-Bosch process.
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When the ICI ammonia synthesis plant started up on the Billingham site in 1921, it produced only 16 tons in the first month and we all know how that grew over time.