Nanocatalysis Beyond the Gold-Rush Era

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  • Supported by DOE-BES, Division of Chemical Sciences.

Abstract

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All that glitters is not gold: A powerful computational approach using density functional theory and kinetic modeling leads the field of nanoparticle catalysis into a new era. Not only gold exhibits unique properties on the nanoscale, but also other noble and transition metals should show similar effects for a variety of catalytic reactions.

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