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Title: Final Technical Report

The research summarized here has the goal of developing a fundamental understanding of how catalysts work. These materials are demonstrably essential to our daily life, from the cars we drive to the clothes we wear. Our Center advances the science behind how we prepare, analyze, and describe catalysts. This has been identified by one of the documents guiding Federal research objectives (Directing Matter and Energy: Five Challenges for Science and the Imagination): “Major challenges in heterogeneous catalysis are to more clearly define the nature of the active sites, to engineer at the molecular level catalysis with designed properties in three dimensions, and to create new catalysts for new transformations.” This directly addresses this objective.
  1. Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA (United States)
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Related Information: | J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 20043−20069
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Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (United States)
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USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
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United States
10 SYNTHETIC FUELS catalysis; spectroscopy; computation; characterization