Catalysis

Chemistry and physics of catalysis.


Catalysis is a scientific phenomenon in which a relativeley small amount of a catalyst (a substance) increases the rate of a chemical reaction without itself being consumed.

Online available information resources on catalysis and the chemistry of catalysts.



Content:


Current Articles
Lecture Notes, Tutorials
Historical Facts and Documents
Journals
Organisations



Current Articles


Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis
A hot new catalyst for cool biofuel production in microchannel reactors. Article, August 2008

How size matters for catalysts
Study links size, activity, electronic properties



Lecture Notes, Tutorials


Autocatalytic and Oscillatory Reactions
Nonlinear chemical dynamics: oscillations, patterns, and chaos - Format: PDF

Catalysis
An introduction to types of catalysis; examples of catalysis in the inorganic chemical industry, in the petrochemical industry, in catalytic cracking, isomerisation and reforming; acid catalysis in organic chemistry and more

Catalysis
An introduction - Format: PDF

Enantioselective Catalysis
Lecture notes. University of Regensburg - Format: PDF

Introduction to Catalysis
Ebook. Wiley - Format: PDF



Historical Facts and Documents


A brief history of catalysis
Article - Format: PDF

Catalysis in Perspective
Historic Review. Wiley - Format: PDF



Journals


Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis
... reports chemical reactions that are economical safe, environmentally benign, resource- and energy-saving by focusing on the development and application of efficient synthetic methodologies and strategies in organic, bioorganic, pharmaceutical, natural product, macromolecular, and materials chemistry. Wiley-Interscience

Applied Catalysis A: General
... publishes papers on all aspects of catalysis of basic and practical interest. Elsevier

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental
... welcomes original, novel and high-impact contributions. Elsevier

Catalysis Communications
... aims to provide rapid publication of important short papers across the broad spectrum of novel catalytic research covering homogeneous, heterogeneous and enzymatic catalysis. Elsevier

Catalysis Letters
... is devoted to the development of the science of catalysis and functions as a vehicle of communication and exchange of seminal ideas and advances among practitioners operating in a wide range of sub-disciplines including heterogeneous, homogeneous and enzymatic catalysis. Springer

Catalysis Reviews
... is designed to stimulate new progressive ideas throughout this broad science, offering articles in such areas as advances in technology and theory, engineering and chemical aspects of catalytic reactions, reactor designs, computer models, analytical tools, and statistical evaluations. Taylor and Francis

Catalysis Surveys from Asia
... is to disseminate as early as possible significant findings and trends from Asia which may lead to new concepts in catalyst design. Springer

Catalysis Today
... focuses on the rapid publication of invited papers devoted to currently important topics in catalysis and related subjects. Elsevier

Catalysts & Catalysed Reactions
Graphical abstracts of new developments in catalysis research. RSC

Cattech
On Mittwoch, 31. Dezember 2003 publication of this journal was discontinued. Springer

ChemCatChem
... provides primary research papers and critical secondary information on heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis as well as biocatalysis, and will strengthen cross-communication within and between these communities. Wiley Interscience

Focus on Catalysts
... reports on business and technical developments across the catalysis field. Elsevier

Journal of Catalysis
... publishes original, rigorous, and scholarly contributions in the fields of heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis. Elsevier

Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical
... is to publish full papers that are original, rigorous, and scholarly contributions examining the molecular and atomic aspects of catalytic activation and reaction mechanisms. Elsevier

Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic
... is an international forum devoted to research and developments in the applications of whole-cell and cell-free enzymes as catalysts in organic synthesis. Elsevier

Journal of Porous Materials
... is an international, interdisciplinary periodical focused on the rapid publication of high quality, peer-reviewed papers on synthesis, processing, characterization and evaluation of all porous materials. Springer

Kinetics and Catalysis
... is the only Russian journal that currently publishes theoretical and experimental materials on homogeneous and heterogeneous kinetics and catalysis. Springer

Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis
... is a medium for the rapid publication of original contributions in such fields as kinetics of homogeneous reactions in gas, liquid and solid phase; homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis; adsorption in heterogeneous catalysis. Springer

Topics in Catalysis
Each issue of Topics in Catalysis is devoted to a particular theme. Springer

Transition Metal Chemistry
... is an international journal dealing with all aspects of the preparation of transition metal-based compounds of all kinds, their structural, physical, kinetic and biological properties, their use in chemical synthesis as well as their application in the widest context, their role in naturally occurring systems and more. Springer



Organisations


Catalysis Society Japan
CSJ

European Federation of Catalysis Societies
EFCATS is a federation of catalysis societies from 25 European countries

Leibniz Institute for Catalysis
... is the largest publicly funded research institute in Europe performing application-oriented research in the field of catalysis

North American Catalysis Society
NACS

Organic Reactions Catalysis Society
ORCS

Sociedade Brasileira de Catálise
Brazilian Catalysis Society - [pt]




Related Books and Scientific Literature: Catalysis


Book recommendation

Chorkendorff, J. W. Niemantsverdriet

Concepts of Modern Catalysis and Kinetics

With 900f all processes in industrial chemical production being of catalytic nature, heterogeneous catalysis play an enormous role, and consequently, so do the underlying kinetics. To