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Ultrathin Nanosheets for Photocatalysis

Author: Hayley Charville

09 February 2015 — Preparation of perovskite lead niobate nanosheets by ultrasonic-assisted exfoliation

Ultrathin Nanosheets for Photocatalysis

Novel Nanocomposites for Hydroamination

Author: Hayley Charville

15 Dezember 2014 — Titania nanocomposites for the intermolecular hydroamination of activated olefins

Ultrathin Nanosheets for Photocatalysis

Characterization of Molecular Highways in Zeolites

Author: Veronika Belusa

20 August 2014 — Characterization techniques verify that surfactant-templated zeolites contain intracrystalline and interconnected mesopores

Characterization of Molecular Highways in Zeolites

Going for Gold in Chiral Amine Synthesis

Author: Lois O'Leary

18 August 2014 — A diphosphine binuclear gold(I) chloride complex catalyzes the asymmetric hydroamination of alkenes

Going for Gold in Chiral Amine Synthesis

Enantioselective Preparation of δ-Valerolactones

Author: Kevin Jones

01 July 2014 — Dr. K. Jones, Associate Editor for ChemCatChem, talks to Professor V. Gotor-Fernandez, University of Oviedo, Spain, about his recent article

Enantioselective Preparation of δ-Valerolactones

Catalyzing Hydrogen Batteries

Author: Lois O'Leary

19 June 2014 — Carbon dioxide hydrogenation catalysts are paving the way to chemical hydrogen storage for fuel cells

Catalyzing Hydrogen Batteries

The Enzyme Spring: Biocatalysis

Author: Lois O'Leary

17 April 2014 — New developments from the multifaceted field of biocatalysis

The Enzyme Spring: Biocatalysis

Platinum-Loaded 2D Nanosheets as Hybrid Catalyst

Author: Lois O'Leary

16 January 2014 — Platinum nanoparticles bound electrostatically to hydroxide-functionalized 2D nanosheets are an efficient reduction catalyst

Platinum-Loaded 2D Nanosheets as Hybrid Catalyst

Catalytic Formaldehyde Removal From Indoor Air

Author: Lois O'Leary

08 January 2014 — A noble metal-free catalyst, mesoporous silica-confined MnO2 nanoparticles, provides formaldehyde-free air

Catalytic Formaldehyde Removal From Indoor Air

Carbon Fibers by Thermally Latent Catalysts

Author: Lois O'Leary

16 November 2013 — Grubbs–Hoveyda-type catalysts in ring-opening polymerization are a step towards the industrial application of carbon fibers

Carbon Fibers by Thermally Latent Catalysts

Amide Hydrogenation in Flow Reactor

Author: Lois O'Leary

25 October 2013 — Amines are produced by amide hydrogenation over a bimetallic platinum-rhenium catalyst in a high-throughput vertical flow reactor

Amide Hydrogenation in Flow Reactor

Pinpointing Catalysis with Elemental Mapping

Author: Lois O'Leary

17 September 2013 — Elemental mapping is fine-tuned to locate trace elements and elucidate the advanced structure and behavior of nanocatalysts

Pinpointing Catalysis with Elemental Mapping

ChemCatChem Appoints a New Editor-in-Chief

Author: ChemCatChem/ChemViews

01 July 2013 — Dr. Michael Rowan named Editor-in-Chief of ChemCatChem by ChemPubSoc Europe and Wiley-VCH

ChemCatChem Appoints a New Editor-in-Chief

Noteworthy: Straight to the Mesopore: Special Issue on Functional Porous Materials

Author: Lois O'Leary

02 April 2013 — Functionalized porous materials, an exciting expanse of catalytic materials have tremendous catalytic potential

Straight to the Mesopore: Special Issue on Functional Porous Materials

An Olive Branch for Lignin: Pass the Hydrogen

Author: Lois O'Leary

27 March 2013 — The microwave-assisted depolymerization of lignin to bio-oil from olive tree waste is achieved in hydrogen-donating solvents

An Olive Branch for Lignin: Pass the Hydrogen

Microcatalysis in Photonic Crystal Fibers

Author: Lois O'Leary

13 March 2013 — Photonic crystal fiber emerges as a new class of optical fiber for photocatalysis and photospectroscopic reaction analysis

Microcatalysis in Photonic Crystal Fibers

BINAP(O) Induces Enantioselectivity

Author: Lois O'Leary

31 December 2012 — BINAP(O) acts as both a mono- and bidentate ligand in desymmetrizing Mizoroki-Heck cyclizations, inducing enantiocontrol

BINAP(O) Induces Enantioselectivity

Getting a Grip on Nanocatalyst Stabilizers

Author: Lois O'Leary

23 December 2012 — Dimerized bipyridine ligand stabilizers increase the activity and stability of rhodium nanoparticles

Getting a Grip on Nanocatalyst Stabilizers

Scratching the Surface of Gold Nanocatalysts

Author: Lois O'Leary

18 Oktober 2012 — In situ aberration-corrected electron microscopy aids the investigation of deactivation of catalytic gold nanoparticles

Scratching the Surface of Gold Nanocatalysts

Co-Immobilized Bi-Enzymatic Cascades

Author: Lois O'Leary

16 September 2012 — Cofactors are recycled in situ in bio-redox reactions over main and recycling dehydrogenases co-immobilized on porous supports

Co-Immobilized Bi-Enzymatic Cascades

Pyrroles from Lego and Dominos

Author: Lois O'Leary

27 July 2012 — A highly modular "Lego method" produces an underrepresented class of pyrroles prevalent in natural products

Pyrroles from Lego and Dominos

A Binary Coupling

Author: Lois O'Leary

17 July 2012 — The Morita-Baylis-Hillman coupling reaction is catalyzed by a guanidine-azole binary system

A Binary Coupling

Escherichia Coli, The Super Cell

Author: Lois O'Leary

15 July 2012 — E. coli cells are permeabilized to optimize multienzymatic flaviolin production, a polyketide-based secondary metabolite

<i>Escherichia Coli</i>, The Super Cell

Magnetic Isolation of Hydrogenation Catalyst

Author: Lois O'Leary

14 July 2012 — Hydrogenation catalyst, that can be easily isolated with a magnet, performs well under mild solvent-free conditions

Magnetic Isolation of Hydrogenation Catalyst

New Catalytic System for Biodiesel Production

Author: ChemViews

11 June 2012 — Clean and efficient production of biodiesel and glycerol from soybean and microbial lipids

New Catalytic System for Biodiesel Production

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Author: Lois O'Leary

21 May 2012 — A mild photooxidation of sulfides to sulfoxides is achieved with a riboflavin derivative and LED visible light irradiation

Catalytic Pathway Through a Network of Spheres

Author: Lois O'Leary

26 April 2012 — Titania hollow spheres with a hierarchical macroporous channel structure demonstrate excellent photocatalytic performance

Catalytic Pathway Through a Network of Spheres

Supported Catalyst for Better Isomerization

Author: Lois O'Leary

08 March 2012 — Allylic alcohols are selectively isomerized to carbonyl compounds in high yields by a reusable heterogeneous rhodium catalyst

Supported Catalyst for Better Isomerization

Egg-like Distribution Preferred to Uniform

Author: Lois O'Leary

07 March 2012 — Chromium complexes in γ-Al2O3 pellets monitored by in-time UV/Vis and Raman spectroscopy reveal egg-like microdistributions

Egg-like Distribution Preferred to Uniform

News: Palmy Conditions on the Route to Esters

Author: Lois O'Leary

29 February 2012 — A heterogeneous porous Sr–MgO nanocomposite catalyst allows for the mild transesterification of palm oil to methanol

Palmy Conditions on the Route to Esters

Breaking the Nicotinamide Habit

Author: Lois O'Leary

15 February 2012 — Combining chromate reductase with Rh catalyst gives simple route to reduced conjugated C=C bonds without the need for nicotinamide cofactor

Breaking the Nicotinamide Habit

Shrinking Catalyst, Increased Conversion

Author: Lois O'Leary

10 February 2012 — Low-temperature partial oxidation of methanol by supported palladium nanoparticles proves that size does matter

Shrinking Catalyst, Increased Conversion

New Tool for Catalytic Reaction Engineering

Author: Lois O'Leary

18 January 2012 — Electrophoretic deposition used to apply an acidic catalytic coating to aluminum foams, tested in the dehydration of fructose

New Tool for Catalytic Reaction Engineering

Electrolyte Layers Stabilize Mushroom Enzyme

Author: Lois O'Leary

14 January 2012 — Mushroom tyrosinase is stabilized by polyelectrolyte layers, enhancing its selectivity towards bioactive catechols

Electrolyte Layers Stabilize Mushroom Enzyme

Enantiopure Triazolium Salts

Author: ChemViews

10 January 2012 — Simple, robust, and straightforward synthetic method for the production of enantiopure 1,4-dialkyl-1,2,4-triazolium salts

Enantiopure Triazolium Salts

Ionic Liquids Give Catalyst the Edge

Author: Lois O'Leary

22 December 2011 — Ionic liquids induce morphological changes in a heterogeneous catalyst and give it well-defined edges

Ionic Liquids Give Catalyst the Edge

Novel Facile Approach to Enhanced Zeolite Reactivity

Author: ChemViews

30 November 2011 — New one-pot method to prepare a highly active and yet selective and stable acidic micro-/mesoporous zeolite catalyst composite

Novel Facile Approach to Enhanced Zeolite Reactivity

Recycling Catalysts by Precipitation

Author: ChemViews

24 October 2011 — Simple way to recover and reuse chiral copper bis(oxazoline) complexes reported by French researchers

Recycling Catalysts by Precipitation

A Rival for the Haber-Bosch Process

Author: Mike Rowan

04 October 2011 — Biological nitrogen fixation catalyzed by nitrogenase could rival the Haber–Bosch process according to US researchers

A Rival for the Haber-Bosch Process

Selective Oxidation of ᴅ-Galactose over Gold Catalysts

Author: ChemViews

26 September 2011 — Gold nanoparticles shown to convert specialty sugar into renewable feedstock for fine chemicals

Selective Oxidation of ᴅ-Galactose over Gold Catalysts

New Catalyst for Hydrogenation

Author: ChemViews

26 August 2011 — Catalyst with MgF2 support is four times more active than catalysts supported on commercial Al2O3

New Catalyst for Hydrogenation

Catalyst for Methane Activation

Author: ChemistryViews

25 August 2011 — Facile and rapid preparation method for a wide variety of medium surface area perovskite-type catalysts on the laboratory scale

Catalyst for Methane Activation

Cheap and Simple Olefin Isomerization

Author: ChemViews

21 August 2011 — Practical, cheap, and general protocol that uses iron for olefin isomerization could be used in fine chemical or pharmaceutical synthesis

Cheap and Simple Olefin Isomerization

Alternative to Ethylene Production

Author: ChemViews

27 July 2011 — High ethylene productivity through oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane has been achieved in a catalytic membrane reactor

Alternative to Ethylene Production

Starch Immobilized Catalyst for Aminonitrile Production

Author: ChemViews

25 June 2011 — Ruthenium immobilized with corn starch is highly efficient and recyclable catalyst for oxidative cyanation of tertiary amines

Starch Immobilized Catalyst for Aminonitrile Production

News: Methane Activation over Cellulose Templated Perovskite Catalysts

Author: ChemViews

22 May 2011 — A facile and rapid preparation method for a wide variety of medium surface area perovskite-type catalysts on the laboratory scale

Methane Activation over Cellulose Templated Perovskite Catalysts

News: Making Metabolites by Mimicking Enzymes

Author: ChemViews

28 April 2011 — Engineered enzyme mimics human drug metabolism and produces metabolites on a scale suitable for characterization and testing

Making Metabolites by Mimicking Enzymes

News: Solving the Material and Energy Challenges of the Future

Author: Mike Rowan

10 April 2011 — Catalysts are used in the production of everything in our modern lives and will play a large role in our future

Solving the Material and Energy Challenges of the Future

News: Catalysis for New Energy Technologies

Author: Michael Rowan

25 March 2011 — A current perspective on catalysis for new energy technologies

Catalysis for New Energy Technologies

News: Ambient CO2 Fixation

Author: ChemViews

09 March 2011 — The ambient fixation of carbon dioxide can be achieved by converting it to cyclic carbonates with a ZnIIsalphen catalyst

Ambient CO<sub>2</sub> Fixation

News: Formate Dehydrogenase in Ionic Liquid

Author: ChemViews

22 February 2011 — Stability and activity of formate dehydrogenase improved through binding to ionic liquid-inspired cations

Formate Dehydrogenase in Ionic Liquid

News: Chemoenzymatic Synthesis: Recent Developments

Author: ChemViews

02 February 2011 — Mimicking nature is leading to some creative and green ways to synthesize organic substrates

Chemoenzymatic Synthesis: Recent Developments

News: An Array of Colorful Polymers

Author: Brigitte Osterath

17 December 2010 — Researchers have synthesized different colored polyesters simply by changing the ratio of the starting materials

An Array of Colorful Polymers

News: Alloy Surfaces

Author: Emily Seo

27 October 2010 — Atomic-scale structure, composition, and catalytic properties of Pd–Au and Pd–Cu bimetallic alloys have been investigated

Alloy Surfaces

News: Highlights in Biocatalysis

Author: ChemCatChem

05 August 2010 — Biocatalysis – special issue of ChemCatChem edited by Prof. Uwe Bornscheuer, Prof. Andreas Liese, and Prof. Garabed Antranikian

Highlights in Biocatalysis

News: Special Issue: ChemCatChem

Author: Emily Seo

08 July 2010 — Unifying Concepts in Catalyisis, special issue edited by Prof. C. Limberg and Prof. M. Driess

Special Issue: ChemCatChem


ChemCatChem

Editorial Board: Bert Weckhuysen, Uwe Bornscheuer, Luis A. Oro

Publisher: Wiley-VCH & ChemPubSoc Europe

Aims to become a top-ranking journal for the entire catalysis community, provides primary research papers and critical secondary information on heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis as well as biocatalysis

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