Switchable Catalysis

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  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Lüning

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    1. Otto-Diels-Institut für Organische Chemie, Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Olshausenstrasse 40, 24098 Kiel (Germany)
    • Otto-Diels-Institut für Organische Chemie, Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Olshausenstrasse 40, 24098 Kiel (Germany)
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Abstract

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On/off catalysts: Control over catalysis can be gained when the catalysts can be switched between an active and a nonactive state by external stimuli. In recent examples, orthogonal signals—light, pH, or the addition of ions—are used for the switching.

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