Pillared clays and related catalysts

Pillared clays and related catalysts

FOCUS rhenium. This version contains these elements on a support having a bimodal pore size distribution. Improved selectivity is claimed. US 7,977,27...

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FOCUS rhenium. This version contains these elements on a support having a bimodal pore size distribution. Improved selectivity is claimed. US 7,977,274, SD Lizenzverwertungs GMBH & Co, KG, Munich, Germany, 12 Jul 2011

Improved catalyst for water electrolysis The oxygen electrode is coated with iridium (optionally mixed with ruthenium) supported on titania or alumina. A much lower oxygen overvoltage is claimed.



BOOKSHELF Gold Chemistry: Applications and Future Directions in the Life Sciences 18 contributors from 7 countries. The chapter on nanoparticulate gold and gold surfaces has sections on heterogeneous catalysis, but homogeneous catalysis is reserved for another book, by S Hashmi, which has yet to appear. F Mohr (2009), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, ISBN 978-3-527-32086-8, 408 pp, £125

Pillared clays and related catalysts

US 7,976,989, Umicore AG & Co KG, HanauWolfgang, Germany, 12 Jul 2011

20-25 November 2011


Pillar interlayered clays were first described in 1977 and have since

been described in more than 3,500 papers. The 47 contributors to this volume describe syntheses and uses, but none of these uses appears to be commercial yet. A Gil, SA Korili, RTrujillano, and MA Vicente (eds), (2010), Springer Science + Business Media, New York, USA, ISBN 978-1-4419-6669-8, 522 pp, £171

Modelling and Simulation of Catalytic Reactors for Petroleum Refining Starts with a useful summary of refining technology, but thereafter this is a book for the specialist. The author works at the Mexican Institute of Petroleum. J Ancheyta (2011), John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ, USA, ISBN 978-4-709-3356-5, 511 pp, $103

Catalysis: an Integrated Approach Annual course organized by NIOK, The Netherlands Institute for Catalysis Research, Schiermonnikoog, The Netherlands Irene Hamelers (course coordinator), NIOK, Anna v Saksenlaan 51, PO Box 93223, 2509 AE The Hague, The Netherlands Tel: +31 70 349 44 43 E-mail: [email protected] Website: http://www.niok.eu/en/education/

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