Homogeneous Catalysis: The Applications and Chemistry of Catalysis by Soluble Transition Metal Complexes

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Wiley, Jan 1, 1980 - Science - 240 pages
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Contains a balanced discussion of homogeneous catalytic reactions that are used in industry, featuring every documented example employed in a current commercial process, or that have a broad application in the organic synthesis laboratory. Incorporates synthesis with chiral catalysts in chapters on hydrogenation, CO chemistry and olefin oxidation. New additions include Tennessee Eastman's coal-based acetic anhydride plant and IFP's Dimersol process for dimerizing propylene as well as major changes in the areas on pharmaceuticals, flavors, fragrances, agricultural and electronic chemicals.

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Growth of Homogeneous Catalysis
Isomerization and Hydrogenation
Polymerization and Addition Reactions of Olefins and Dienes

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