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International experts in oxidation catalysis contribute to Imperial College Press handbook

World Scientific


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Credit: Imperial College Press, 2014

Oxidation catalysis is applied daily for car depollution, volatile organic compounds abatment, water treatment, energy and production of a great variety of valuable compounds for Chemical Industry.

Over decades, researchers have learnt to dominate the reactivity of oxygen. Now, it is possible to boost this reactivity for total oxidation of toxic compounds or to moderate this reactivity to just add oxygen atoms to target molecules by selective oxidation.

This new publication Handbook of Advanced Methods and Processes in Oxidation Catalysis: From Laboratory to Industry, published by Imperial College Press, has all the aspects of this Chemistry subject described in the 28 chapters within, giving readers a comprehensive view of the latest developments appeared in Industry.

Controlling the oxidation powerful of the catalysts allows scientists either to eliminate extremely toxic compounds or to produce chemical compounds of high-added values. The new concepts and new techniques explored within the chapters for improving the catalyst performances are also detailed, and this allows the reader to embrace the Future of the technology with an excellent idea of possible implementations in novel applications.

The Editors of the Book are two worldwide recognized scientists, specialists of problems of depollution, of energy and of selective oxidation in Chemical Industry.


The book retails at major bookstores at US$225/ £149 (hardcover). More information about the book can be found at:

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