Inside Cover Picture: Micrometer-Scale Mixing with Pickering Emulsions: Biphasic Reactions without Stirring (ChemSusChem 2/2014)



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The inside cover picture shows a general strategy to perform biphasic reactions without the need for stirring. Stirring is widely adopted in laboratory- and industry-scale synthesis to accelerate reactions. However, stirring not only requires a large energy input but can also cause, for example, particle fragmentation. Yang et al. demonstrate a general and new strategy that can be used to perform organic/aqueous biphasic reactions without stirring while still achieving reaction efficiencies comparable to conventional stirring-driven biphasic reactions. More details can be found in the Full Paper by Yang et al. on page 391 ff.

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