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Microwave Heating as a Tool for Sustainable Chemistry

1st Edition

Nicholas E. Leadbeater
May 22, 2017

Shorter reaction times, higher product yields, and enhanced selectivity are some of the advantages microwave heating has over conventional methods, causing its use to transition from a curiosity to mainstream, both in industrial and academic settings. Microwave Heating as a Tool for Sustainable...

Survival Guide to Organic Chemistry: Bridging the Gap from General Chemistry

1st Edition

Patrick E. McMahon, Bohdan B. Khomtchouk, Claes Wahlestedt
December 01, 2016

The Survival Guide to Organic Chemistry: Bridging the Gap from General Chemistry enables organic chemistry students to bridge the gap between general chemistry and organic chemistry. It makes sense of the myriad of in-depth concepts of organic chemistry, without overwhelming them in the...

Green Organic Chemistry in Lecture and Laboratory

1st Edition

Andrew P. Dicks
November 16, 2016

The last decade has seen a huge interest in green organic chemistry, particularly as chemical educators look to "green" their undergraduate curricula. Detailing published laboratory experiments and proven case studies, this book discusses concrete examples of green organic chemistry teaching...

Chemistry of Pyrroles

1st Edition

Boris A. Trofimov, Al'bina I. Mikhaleva, Elena Yu Schmidt, Lyubov N. Sobenina
November 16, 2016

During the last 30 years, knowledge of the essential role that pyrrole structures play in the chemistry of living organisms, drug design, and the development of advanced materials has increased. Correspondingly, research on the diverse issues of synthetic, theoretical, and applied chemistry has...

Enantioselection in Asymmetric Catalysis

1st Edition

Ilya D. Gridnev, Pavel A. Dub
November 07, 2016

The field of asymmetric catalysis is currently one of the hottest areas in chemistry. This unique book focuses on the mechanism of enantioselectivity in asymmetric catalysis, rather than asymmetric catalysis from the synthetic view. It describes reliable, experimentally and computationally...

Carbocation Chemistry: Applications in Organic Synthesis

1st Edition

Jie Jack Li
October 13, 2016

Carbocation chemistry is not only fundamental to the advancement of organic chemistry, it also has found widespread applications in organic synthesis. It is not an exaggeration to say that carbocation chemistry is part of the foundation of organic chemistry. Carbocation Chemistry: Applications in...

Handbook for Chemical Process Research and Development

1st Edition

Wenyi Zhao
September 27, 2016

The Handbook for Chemical Process Research and Development focuses on developing processes for chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Forty years ago there were few process research and development activities in the pharmaceutical industry, partially due to the simplicity of the drug molecules....

Handbook of Carbohydrate-Modifying Biocatalysts

1st Edition

Peter Grunwald
August 12, 2016

This book provides an actual overview of the structure, function, and application of carbohydrate-modifying biocatalysts. Carbohydrates have been disregarded for a long time by the scientific community, mainly due to their complex structure. Meanwhile, the situation changed with increasing...

Materials for Sustainable Energy Applications: Conversion, Storage, Transmission, and Consumption

1st Edition

David Munoz-Rojas, Xavier Moya
June 06, 2016

The impending energy crisis brought on by the running out of finite and non-homogenously distributed fossil fuel reserves and the worldwide increase in energy demand has prompted vast research in the development of sustainable energy technologies in the last few decades. However, the efficiency of...

Green Organic Chemistry and its Interdisciplinary Applications

1st Edition

Vera M. Kolb
May 18, 2016

Green Organic Chemistry and Its Interdisciplinary Applications covers key developments in green chemistry and demonstrates to students that the developments were most often the result of innovative thinking. Using a set of selected experiments, all of which have been performed in the laboratory...

Advanced Organic Synthesis: A Laboratory Manual

1st Edition

Dmitry V. Liskin, Penny Chaloner
November 24, 2015

Laboratory experience equips students with techniques that are necessary for professional practice. Advanced Organic Synthesis: A Laboratory Manual focuses on a mechanistic background of key reactions in organic chemistry, gives insight into well-established trends, and introduces new developments...

C60: Buckminsterfullerene: Some Inside Stories

1st Edition

Harold W. Kroto
November 06, 2015

This compendium of accounts reveals the unique perspectives of many scientists who made major contributions to the Nobel Prize-winning discovery of C60 buckminsterfullerene but who have not previously published personal accounts. The introduction attempts to provide a rational framework for...