630 pages, 100 illustrations
New and Future Developments in Catalysis is a package of seven books that compile the latest ideas concerning alternate and renewable energy sources and the role that catalysis plays in converting new renewable feedstock into biofuels and biochemicals. Both homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts and catalytic processes will be discussed in a unified and comprehensive approach. There will be extensive cross-referencing within all volumes. The various sources of environmental pollution are the theme of New and Future Developments in Catalysis.
This book – one of 7 volumes on new and future developments in catalysis – represents the latest developments in catalysis for remediation and environmental concerns. It is a comprehensive summary of past, current, and future research focusing on clean energy and clean catalytic processes. Catalysis for Remediation and Environmental Concerns lists all current environmentally friendly catalytic chemical processes used for environmental remediation and critically compares their economic viability. It offers in-depth coverage of all catalytic topics of current interest and outlines future challenges and research areas. It features a clear and visual description of all parameters and conditions, enabling the reader to draw conclusions for a particular case. It outlines the catalytic processes applicable to energy generation and design of green processes.
"Chemists mostly in the US, but also Europe and Asia, explore such aspects as green synthesis of iron nanomaterials for oxidative catalysis of organic environmental pollutants, sorbents and photocatalytic materials for water remediation, the electrochemical promotion of catalysis for automotive post-treatment and air cleaning, catalysts and process design for air pollutants abatement, and asymmetric organocatalysis for constructing quaternary carbon stereogenic centers."
– Reference & Research Book News, December 2013
1 - Photocatalysts for Elimination of Toxins on Surfaces and in Air Using UV and Visible Light (J. Klabunde, Manindu N. Weerasinghe)
2 - Cleaner, Greener Approaches to Synthetic Chemistry (Nicholas E. Leadbeater)
3 - Green Synthesis of Iron Nanomaterials for Oxidative Catalysis of Organic Environmental Pollutants (Homer C. Genuino, Nashaat Mazrui, Mohammad S. Seraji, Zhu Luo, George E. Hoag)
4 - Catalysts for Environmental Remediation—Examples in Photo- and Heterogeneous Catalysis (B.L. Abrams, P.C.K. Vesborg)
5 - Catalytic Processes for the Production of Clean Fuels (M. Gupta, James J. Spivey)
6 - Advances in Sorbents and Photocatalytic Materials for Water Remediation (Jie Wang, Aijuan Han, Stephan Jaenicke, Gaik-Khuan Chuah)
7 - Abatement of NOx and N2O Using Zeolite Catalysts (Zdenek Sobalik)
8 - The Convergence of Emission Control and Source of Clean Energy (Adeniyi Lawal, Robert J. Farrauto)
9 - Structured Catalysts for Volatile Organic Compound Removal (Svetlana Ivanova, Alejandro Perez, Miguel Ángel Centeno, Jose Antonio Odriozola)
10 - Engineering Aspects of Catalytic Converters Designs for Cleaning of Exhaust Gases (Andrzej Kolodziej, Joanna Lojewska)
11 - Electrochemical Promotion of Catalysis for Automotive Post-Treatment and Air Cleaning (Mihalis N. Tsampas, Philippe Vernoux)
12 - Sources of Environmental Pollution: Persistent Organic Pollutants (I. Arslan-Alaton, T. Olmez-Hanci)
13 - Direct Catalytic Decomposition of N2O over Cu- and Fe-Zeolites (Robert A. Schoonheydt, Pieter Vanelderen, Bert F. Sels)
14 - Exploring Flavin as Catalyst for the Remediation of Halogenated Compounds (Ram Singh, Geetanjali)
15 - NOx Removal Using Novel Catalytic Methods (Yasushi Sekine, Yohei Takahara, Atsushi Ikeda, Masato Nagata)
16 - Advances in Catalyst and Process Design for Air Pollutants Abatement (Joanna Lojewska, Andrzej Kolodziej)
17 - Current Heterogeneous Catalytic Processes for Environmental Remediation of Air, Water, and Soil (Vasile I. Parvulescu, Pascal Granger)
18 - Carbon Dioxide, Chemical Valorization, and Mitigation in the Refinery (Marcelo Maciel Pereira, Benoit Louis)
19 - Asymmetric Organocatalysis for the Construction of Quaternary Carbon Stereogenic Centers (Hiyoshizo Kotsuki, Niiha Sasakura)
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Steven Suib is one of the leading figures in solid-state catalysis and renewable systems in the US. His 450 publications, 40 patents, and authorship on multiple books on the topic of catalysis is proof of this, as is his distinguished Professor status. He is also editor for Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, which puts him in a perfect position to keep abreast with current developments in the area. He has been a prominent and prolific catalysis researcher for many years encompassing all aspects of the fields from synthesis, characterization, catalysis, to applications. He works in both basic fundamental academic research as well as applied industrial research.