This title contains proceedings from the Fourth Tokyo Conference on Advanced Catalytic Science and Technology, Tokyo, July 14-19, 2002. The conference goal was to promote closer cooperation between industry and academia, to stimulate new catalytic technologies as well as fundamental research, and to create new concepts for the development of effective catalytic systems. It contains a selection of works, which present the most up-to-date research in catalysis.

Key Features

- Presents the most up-to-date research work - Provides reports on the latest advances in new processes and methods - Contributes to a greater understanding of catalysis and stimulates further scientific research work in this field


Researchers in academic and industrial laboratories and graduate school students.

Table of Contents

(Selected) Plenary Lecures: New Catalysts for Controlled/Living Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization (ATRP; Catalysis and Applications of Gold Nanoparticles Oral Presentations: Ionic Liquids as New Solvents and Catalysis for Petrochemical and Refining Processes; High Throughput Experiment on the Investigation of Oxidation Catalysts with Gas Sensor System Poster Presentations: Development of a Low-Temperature Dioxin Decomposition Catalyst; Studies on Unique Properties of Polyolefins Prepared with Metallocene Catalyst Systems Index


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About the editors

M. Anpo

Affiliations and Expertise

Osaka Prefecture University, Japan

M. Onaka

Affiliations and Expertise

The University of Tokyo, Japan

H. Yamashita

Affiliations and Expertise

Osaka Prefecture University, Japan