The History of Catalysis. From the Beginning to Nobel Prizes

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Abstract

Although the effects of catalysis are known from very ancient times, the understanding of the phenomena started only in the 18th century and in due course led to the awarding to two Nobel prizes at the beginning of the 20th century.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)60-69
Number of pages10
JournalEducacion Quimica
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2010

Keywords

  • Catalysis
  • fermentation
  • mechanism
  • platinum
  • platinum group metals
  • sulfuric acid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • Education

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