Topics in Catalysis

, Volume 52, Issue 8, pp 924–934

Applied Catalysis: A Predictive Socioeconomic History

Original Paper

DOI: 10.1007/s11244-009-9251-z

Cite this article as:
Adams, C. Top Catal (2009) 52: 924. doi:10.1007/s11244-009-9251-z


The contribution which new catalytic technologies might make in the Twenty-first century to the challenges of sustainability is evaluated using lessons from case studies in the history of catalysis.


Catalysis History Sustainability Green Chemistry 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.XeF6 ConsultingBerwyn, LlangollenUK
  2. 2.QUILL, School of ChemistryQueens University of BelfastBelfastUK

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