The most comprehensive and up-to-date survey of five industrially important areas ofcatalysis, Catalysis and Surface Science focuses on chemicals from methanol ... hydrotreatingof hydrocarbons . . . catalyst preparation ... monomers and polymers ... andphotocatalysis and photovoltaics.In each of these significant topics, this useful collection of articles traces state-of-the-artdevelopments in fundamental science ... in current exploratory and applied research ...and in current technology. It outlines future trends in catalytic research and technology,and gathers together and synthesizes-into one, single, handy reference-the informationcontained in voluminous, widely scattered articles, books, and patents. As added referencefeatures, this authoritative source provides a wealth of illustrations, including photographs,charts, tables, and line drawings .. . plus useful, detailed bibliographies for further research.Written by 32 leading authorities on all aspects of catalysis, Catalysis and Surface Scienceis essential reading for chemical, industrial process, petrochemical, and electronicengineers, as well as industrial, polymer, and materials chemists. It is also a useful text forgraduate students in chemistry and chemical engineering.
Table of Contents
Part I: Chemicals from Methanol 1. Chemicals from Methanol 2. Methanol Conversion to Light Olefins 3. Chemicals from Methanol Part II: Hydrotreating of Hydrocarbons 4. Fundamental Studies of Transition Metal Sulfide Hydrodesulfurization Catalysts 5. Importance of Co-Mo-S Type Structures in Hydrodesulfurization 6. Reactor Developments in Hydrotreating and Conversion of Residues 7. Hydrotreatment of Cracked Light Gas Oil Part III: Catalyst Preparation 8. Preparation Techniques for Hydrotreating Catalysts and Their Influence on the Location of the Metal Oxides and Performance 9. A Novel Catalyst Geometry for Automobile Emission Control 10. Preparation and Properties of Fluid Cracking Catalysts for Residual Oil Conversion Part IV: Monomers and Polymers 11. Studies with High Activity Catalysts for Olefin Polymerization 12. Mobil Zeolite Catalysts for Monomers 13. A Fundamental Study of High Activity Catalyst for Olefin Polymerization 14. Olefin Polymerization Catalysis Technology Part V: Photocatalysis and Photovoltaics 15. Hydrogen Evolving Solar Cells* 16. The Catalyzed Photodissociation of Water 17. The Present Status of Industrial Production and Use of Photovoltaic and Photocatalytic Solar Energy Conversion Devices