Catalysis is the acceleration of a chemical reaction by a catalyst, a substance that notably affects the rate of a chemical reaction without itself being consumed or altered. Since 1948, Advances in Catalysis has filled the gap between the papers that report on and the textbooks that teach in the diverse areas of catalysis research. The editors of and contributors to Advances in Catalysis are dedicated to recording progress in this area.

Key Features

* Provides a comprehensive review of all aspects of catalytic research * Contains in-depth, critical, state-of-the-art reports


Chemical engineers, physical chemists, biochemists, researchers and industrial chemists in the fields of catalysis and materials chemistry

Table of Contents

1. Infrared Spectroscopy of Transient Surface Species (C. Lamberti et al.).
2. The Application of UV Raman Spectroscopy for the Characterization of Catalysts and Catalytic Reactions (P.C. Stair).
3. Inelastic Incoherent Neutron Scattering in Catalysis Research (P.W. Albers, S.F. Parker).
4. Sum Frequency Generation and Polarization-Modulation Infrared Reflection Absorption Spectroscopy of Functioning Model Catalysts from Ultrahigh Vacuum to Ambient Pressure (G. Rupprechter).
5. Electron Paramagnetic Resonance: A Powerful Tool for Monitoring Working Catalysts (A. Brückner).
6. Mössbauer Spectroscopy in Heterogeneous Catalysis (J.-M, M. Millet).
7. Characterization of Catalysts under Working Conditions with an Oscillating Microbalance Reactor (D. Chen et al.).


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