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This first comprehensive book on heterogeneous catalysis provides an up-to-date overview of the current status and advances being made in this rapidly growing field. The authors from both academia and industry apply HTS to the discovery and optimization of complex multi-component heterogeneous catalysts and electrocatalysts, while also analyzing its capabilities and limitations. They also include CombiCatalysis, screening and optimization strategies, as well as aspects of electrocatalysis, and make use of various industrial methodologies, such as those of Avantium, H.T.E., Symyx, Sintef and IMM, to demonstrate the various approaches to overcoming the challenges of miniaturization. The text is supported throughout by numerous tables, illustrations, graphs, and photographs of synthesis and reactor equipment, most of them in color. For advanced students, catalytic or solid-state chemists in R&D and engineers specializing in reactor technology, detection schemes and automation.
Foreword.Preface.1. Impact of High-Throughput Screening Technologies on Chemical Catalysis (W. Weinberg & H. Turner).2. Mastering the Challenges of Catalyst Screening in High-Throughput Experimentation for Heterogeneously Catalyzed Gas-Phase Reactions (S. Schunk, et al.).3. High-Throughput Workflow Development: Strategies and Examples in Heterogeneous Catalysis (H. Bergh).4. Integrated Microreactor Set-ups for High-Throughput Screening and Methods for the Evaluations of "Low-Density" Screening Data (A. Muller & K. Drese).5. Two Exemplied Combinatorial Approaches for Catalytic Liquid-Solid and Gas-Solid Processes in Oil Refining and Fine Chemicals (J. Serra & A. Corma).6. Present Trends in the Application of Genetic Algorithms to Heterogeneous Catalysis (M. Holena).7. Relative Quantification of Catalytic Activity in Combinatorial Libraries by Emissivity-Corrected Infrared Thermography (G. Kirsten & W. Maier).8. Gas Sensor Technology for the High-Throughput Screening in Catalysis (Y. Yamada & T. Kobayashi).9. Parallel approaches to the Synthesis and Testing of Catalysts for Liquid Phase Reactions (P. Pescarmona, et al.).10. Combinatorial Strategies for Speeding up Discovery and Optimization of Heterogeneous Catalysts on the Academic Laboratory Scale: A Case Study of Hydrogeneous Purification for Feeding PEM Fuel Cells (D. Farrusseng & C. Mirodatos).11. Combinatorial Synthesis and High-Throughput Screening of Fuel Cell Electrocatalysts (P. Strasser, et al.).12. High-Throughput Approaches in Olefin Polymerization Catalysis (V. Murphy).Subject Index.
Alfred Hagemeyer received his diploma degrees in chemistry, 1985, and physics, 1987, from the university of Dortmund, Germany, did his Ph.D. at the Max-Planck-Institute fuer Polymerforschung in Mainz, Germany, 1987-1989, was postdoc at the university of Bologna, Italy, 1990, was employed at BASF, corporate research, ammonia laboratory, Ludwigshafen, Germany, 1991-1996, and at Hoechst/Aventis, corporate research, department of heterogeneous catalysis, Frankfurt, Germany, 1996-1998, and joined Symyx Technologies, heterogeneous catalysis group, Santa Clara, CA, in 1998 where he is a Distinguished Scientist. His research interests are in the area of gas and liquid-phase heterogeneous catalysis. He has about 30 publications and about 80 patents/patent applications. Anthony Volpe joined Symyx Technologies in 1999 and is currently the Director of the Heterogeneous Catalysis Group. Prior to joining Symyx, he was employed at Rohm and Haas in Spring House, PA for eight years in the Heterogeneous Catalysis group and in the Exploratory Polymers group. Dr. Volpe received his Ph.D. in organic chemistry in 1991 from the University of N orth Carolina at Chapel Hill under the direction of Professor Maurice Brookhart and his BA in chemistry in 1986 form Occidental College in Los Angeles. His research areas have included gas and liquid phase heterogeneous catalysis and homogeneous catalysis. He has approximately 30 publications and patents/patent applications. Peter Strasser studied chemistry at the University of Tuebingen, Germany, Stanford University, and University of Pisa, Italy. He received his diploma degree in 1995. He did his doctoral research work at the 'Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft' under the direction of Professor Gerhard Ertl, and received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry in 1999. He was visiting scientists with Sony Central Research in 1996. Dr. Strasser joined Symyx Technologies in 2000 and is currently Senior Staff Scientist in the Electronic Materials Group. His research interests are in the area of fuel cells, electrocatalysis and heterogeneous catalysis. He has about 25 publications and about 10 patents/patent applications.
... this book is definitely very stimulating and informative for everyone interested in the topics that are covered by the individual chapters. (Angewandte Chemie I.E.) "...addressing the most relevant issues in modern catalysis, written by the leading experts in the field!" (Synthesis, May 2006)