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Green Catalysis, 3 Volume Set



Green Catalysis, 3 Volume Set

Paul T. Anastas (Series Editor), Robert H. Crabtree (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-31577-2 August 2013 1082 Pages

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In a world where the emphasis has shifted to being as Green and environmentally friendly as possible, leads to the requirement of this important 3-book set of the Handbook of Green Chemistry edited by the father and pioneer of Green Chemistry, Professor Paul Anastas.
This series summarises the significant body of work that has accumulated over the past decade that details the breakthroughs, innovation and creativity within Green Chemistry and Engineering.

Edited by the well-known chemist, Professor Robert Crabtree, never before has the subject of green catalysis been so thoroughly covered. Set 1 comprises of 3 books, with each volume focussing on a different area; Homogeneous Catalysis, Heterogeneous Catalysis and Biocatalysis.

An essential collection for anyone wishing to gain an understanding of the world of green chemistry and for a variety of chemists, environmental agencies and chemical engineers.
Atom Economy
Catalysis Involving Fluorous Phases: Fundamentals and Directions for Greener Methodologies
Chemistry and Applications of Iron-TAML Catalysts in Green Oxidation Processes Based on Hydrogen Peroxide
Microwave-Accelerated Homogeneous Catalysis in Water
Ionic Liquids and Catalysis: The IFP Biphasic Difasol Process
Immobilisation and Compartmentalisation of Homogeneous Catalysis
Industrial Applications of Homogeneous Enantioselective Catalysts
Hydrogenation for C-C Bond Formation
Organocatalysis (Overview)
Palladacycles in Catalysis
Homogeneous Catalyst Design for the Synthesis of Aliphatic Polycarbonates and Polyesters
Catalysis in High Temperature Water
Zeolites in Catalysis
Sol-Gel Sulphonic Acid Silicas as Catalysts
Applications of Environmentally-Friendly TiO2 Photocatalysts in Green Chemistry
Nanoparticles in Green Catalysis
"Heterogreeneous" Chemistry
Surface Bound Heterogeneous Catalysts via Surface Bound Organometallic and Inorganic Complexes
Sustainable Heterogeneous Acid Catalysis by Heteropoly Acids
TiO2 Based Solar Cells Sensitized by Metal Complexes (Overview)
Automative Emission Control: Past, Present and Future
Heterogeneous Catalysis for Hydrogen Production
High Throughput Screening of Catalyst Libraries for Emissions Control
Catalytic Conversion of High-Moisture Biomass to Synthetic Natural Gas in Supercritical Water
Catalysis with Cytochrome P450 Monooxygenases
Biocatalytic Hydrolysis of Nitriles
Biocatalytic Processes Using Ionic Liquids and Supercritical Carbon Dioxide
Thiamine-Based Enzymes for Biotransformations
Baeyer-Villiger Monooxygenases in Organic Synthesis
Bioreduction by Microorganisms
Biotransformations and the Pharma Industry
Hydrogenases and Alternative Energy Strategies
PAH Bioremediation by Microbial Communities and Enzymatic Activities
"This three-volume set of books covers a wide range of topics within homogeneous, heterogeneous and biocatalysis, with contributions from well-known names in their respective fields. Overall, the books provide an overview of processes and reactions that can be considered ‘green', with indications of where current directions in research may be going. The role of transition metals including the pgms within this area seems assured." (Platinum Metals Review, November 2010)