News tagged with catalytic reactions

Integrated nanozymes for brain chemistry

Nanozymes are novel nanomaterials with enzyme mimicking activities, which are superior to natural enzymes and even conventional artificial enzymes. They have attracted considerable attention because they offer the possibility ...

dateApr 13, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Research team detects hot electrons in real time

From converting vehicle exhaust fumes into less harmful gases to refining petroleum, most commercial chemical applications require nanocatalysts since they can reduce the required time and costs by controlling the rate of ...

dateMar 10, 2016 in Nanophysics
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How to look for a few good catalysts

Two key physical phenomena take place at the surfaces of materials: catalysis and wetting. A catalyst enhances the rate of chemical reactions; wetting refers to how liquids spread across a surface.

dateJul 30, 2015 in Materials Science
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