Catalysis from A to Z: a concise encyclopedia, 4th edn, 4 vols

Catalysis from A to Z: a concise encyclopedia, 4th edn, 4 vols

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BOOKSHELF Catalysis from A to Z: a concise encyclopedia, 4th edn, 4 vols

Methyl formate from methanol Production of methyl formate in the gas phase by dehydrogenating methanol over Cu-Zn-P-Al2O3 is known. In this improvement, an alkali bromide is added which improves selectivity.

A major reference source, published six years after the previous edition. Contains 11,000 keywords and >25,000 references B Cornils, WA Herrmann, C-H Wong, and H-W Zanthoff, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, 2013, ISBN 978-3-527-33307-3, 2516 pp, £496

Metal-Catalyzed Reactions in Water Nineteen contributors from eight countries. Describes the catalysis of many organic reactions in water, catalysed by metal species in solution. Roger Sheldon contributes a chapter on green catalytic oxidations. PH Dixneuf, and V Cadierno, 2013, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, ISBN 978-3-527-33188-8, 407 pp, £115

EVENTS

US 8,455,677, Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co Inc, Tokyo, Japan, 4 Jun 2013

25-27 September 2013

4th International Conference on Structured Catalysts and Reactors Beijing, China Website: http://www.icoscar4.com

13-18 October 2013

6th Asia-Pacific Congress on Catalysis Taipei City, Taiwan Website: http://www.apcat-6.tw

16-18 October 2013

4th Conference on Frontiers in Organic Synthesis Technology Budapest, Hungary Website: http://www.frostconferences.com

6-10 July 2014

11th International Symposium on the Scientific Bases for the Preparation of Heterogeneous Catalysts Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium Website: http://www.uclouvain.be/prepa11

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