catalysis catalysis


  • (n) acceleration of a chemical reaction induced the presence of material that is chemically unchanged at the end of the reaction


  • Known for his work in catalysis, photochemistry, radiochemistry and chemical kinetics, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.


  • Computational chemistry draws for first time 'interactive cartographic map' of enzymes during chemical reactions

    Knowing how enzymes work is key to control the chemical processes involving these biological macromolecules that have countless applications in the fields of medicine and industry. Computational chemistry has enabled to draw for the first time the enzymes "cartographic map" during the catalysis process, including the moment when they are at the point of maximum energy on the way from reactants ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Science Daily

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  • "We now have a unified model that provides a solid background for nanoengineering ligand-protected gold clusters for applications in catalysis, sensing, photonics, bio-labeling and molecular electronics," said Hakkinen.
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Mika Hakkinen Source: Media Newswire (press release)

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