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Catalysis Letters

Catalysis Letters

Editor-in-Chief: G.A. Somorjai; H. Freund

ISSN: 1011-372X (print version)
ISSN: 1572-879X (electronic version)

Journal no. 10562

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Silver Anniversary Special Issue

Catalysis Letters is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2015.
To mark the milestone, we would like to present the “Silver Anniversary Issue,” which presents more than 30 articles from some of the leading contributors to the frontiers of catalysis.
In honor of the 25th anniversary, all articles in this issue are freely accessible.


The Frontiers of Catalysis Science and Future Challenges

Hans-Joachim Freund, Gabor A. Somorjai

Supported Single-Site Organometallic Catalysts for the Synthesis of High-Performance Polyolefins

Madelyn M. Stalzer, Massimiliano Delferro, Tobin J. Marks

Inhibition of Metal Hydrogenation Catalysts by Biogenic Impurities

Thomas J. Schwartz, Zachary J. Brentzel, James A. Dumesic

Methane Activation by Heterogeneous Catalysis

Raimund Horn, Robert Schlögl

Surface- and Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy as Operando Probes for Monitoring and Understanding Heterogeneous Catalysis

Clare E. Harvey, Bert M. Weckhuysen

Key Factors Affecting the Performance and Durability of Cathode Electrocatalysts in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells Characterized by In Situ Real Time and Spatially Resolved XAFS Techniques

Mizuki Tada, Tomoya Uruga, Yasuhiro Iwasawa

Gold Catalysis: A Reflection on Where We are Now

Simon J. Freakley, Qian He, Christopher J. Kiely, Graham J. Hutchings

First Principles Calculations on Oxide-Based Heterogeneous Catalysts and Photocatalysts: Problems and Advances

Gianfranco Pacchioni

Photocatalytic Water-Splitting Reaction from Catalytic and Kinetic Perspectives

Takashi Hisatomi, Kazuhiro Takanabe, Kazunari Domen

Models in Catalysis

Joachim Sauer, Hans-Joachim Freund

Polymer-Encapsulated Metallic Nanoparticles as a Bridge Between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis

Elad Gross, F. Dean Toste, Gabor A. Somorjai

Direct Synthesis of Secondary Amines From Alcohols and Ammonia Catalyzed by a Ruthenium Pincer Complex

Ekambaram Balaraman, Dipankar Srimani, Yael Diskin-Posner, David Milstein

Recent Progress in Understanding of Co-based Fischer-Tropsch Catalysis by means of Transient Kinetic Studies and Theoretical Analysis

Yanying Qi, Jia Yang, De Chen, Anders Holmen

Factors Controlling the Acidity of Zeolites

Mercedes Boronat, Avelino Corma

Role of Homogeneous Catalysis in Oligomerization of Olefins : Focus on Selected Examples Based on Group 4 to Group 10 Transition Metal Complexes

Pierre-Alain R. Breuil, Lionel Magna, Hélène Olivier-Bourbigou

Hierarchically Nanoporous Zeolites and Their Heterogeneous Catalysis: Current Status and Future Perspectives

Kyungsu Na, Gabor A. Somorjai

The Photocatalytic Window: Photo-Reforming of Organics and Water Splitting for Sustainable Hydrogen Production

Michael Bowker, Hasliza Bahruji, Julia Kennedy, Wilm Jones, Gareth Hartley, Clare Morton

Surface Chemistry for Enantioselective Catalysis

Andrew J. Gellman, Wilfred T. Tysoe, Francisco Zaera

Nanocatalysis I: Synthesis of Metal and Bimetallic Nanoparticles and Porous Oxides and Their Catalytic Reaction Studies

Kwangjin An, Gabor A. Somorjai

Nanocatalysis II: In Situ Surface Probes of Nano-Catalysts and Correlative Structure-Reactivity Studies

Selim Alayoglu, Gabor A. Somorjai

Modeling of the Interactions Between Catalytic Surfaces and Gas-Phase

Olaf Deutschmann

The Materials Super Highway: Integrating High-Throughput Experimentation into Mapping the Catalysis Materials Genome

Jason Hattrick-Simpers, Cun Wen, Jochen Lauterbach

Charge Transport in Metal–Oxide Interfaces: Genesis and Detection of Hot Electron Flow and Its Role in Heterogeneous Catalysis

Sun Mi Kim, Hyosun Lee, Jeong Young Park


Guzman Torrelo, Ulf Hanefeld, Frank Hollmann

Perspectives and Prospects for Whole Cell Catalysis

Michael M. Domach

Early Steps of Homogeneous Catalysis in Rennes: Carbon Dioxide Incorporation, Alkyne Activation and Ruthenium Catalysis

Pierre H. Dixneuf

Influence of Chemical Composition on the Catalytic Activity of Small Bimetallic FeRu Nanoparticles for Fischer–Tropsch Syntheses

Anca Meffre, Viacheslav Iablokov, Yizhi Xiang, Roland Barbosa, Pier Francesco Fazzini, Vinciane Kelsen, Norbert Kruse, Bruno Chaudret

Ionic Liquids in Catalysis

Hans-Peter Steinrück, Peter Wasserscheid

Stereoselective Organocatalytic Addition of Nucleophiles to Isoquinolinium and 3,4-dihydroisoquinolinium Ions: A Simple Approach for the Synthesis of Isoquinoline Alkaloids

Andrea Gualandi, Luca Mengozzi, Elisabetta Manoni, Pier Giorgio Cozzi

Towards a Molecular Level Understanding of the Multi-Electron Catalysis of Water Oxidation on Metal Oxide Surfaces

Miao Zhang, Heinz Frei

Heteroatom-Doped Carbon Nanostructures as Oxygen Reduction Reaction Catalysts in Acidic Media: An Overview

Kuldeep Mamtani, Umit S. Ozkan

Microkinetic Modeling of the Oxygen Reduction Reaction at the Pt(111)/Gas Interface

Donato Fantauzzi, Tianwei Zhu, Jonathan E. Mueller, Ivo A. W. Filot, Emiel J. M. Hensen, Timo Jacob

High-Valent Co(III)- and Ni(II)-Catalyzed C–H Activation

Todd K. Hyster

UV Raman Spectroscopic Characterization of Catalysts and Catalytic Active Sites

Shaoqing Jin, Zhaochi Feng, Fengtao Fan, Can Li

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