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Olefin Makes Chemistry Greener

News   Feb 11, 2019 | Original Story from Hokkaido University.

 
Olefin Makes Chemistry Greener

Top: Electron microscopic images of palladium nanoparticles in the reaction mixtures. After 99 minutes of the reaction, the palladium catalyst was found aggregated and deactivated itself (left) while the addition of olefin kept the catalyst dispersed (right). Bottom: Schematic illustration showing the function of olefin as a dispersant. Credit: Kubota K. et al., Nature Communications, Jan. 10, 2019.

 
 
 

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