Chemical Catalysts And The Changing World Of Chemical Industry

| March 12, 2019

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In the recent scientific age, catalysis has gained importance in industrial and academic research with substantial probable applications in agrochemicals, fine chemicals, polymers, petroleum, electronics, stationary sources, environmental cleaning and pharmaceuticals affecting our day to day lives. In the year 1836, term ‘catalysis’ was invented by Berzelius, Swedish chemist whereas Ostwald in the year 1895 systematically described it as “Catalyst increases the speed of chemical reaction devoid of hampering the location of the equilibrium”. In the year 1909, a noble prize was bestowed to Ostwald for his innovative work in the chemical sector.

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