Stories with the tag: Catalysis
When water comes in for a landing on the common catalyst titanium oxide, it splits into hydroxyls just under half the time. Water's oxygen and hydrogen atoms shift back and forth between existing as water or hydroxyls, and water has the slightest advantage, like the score in a highly competitive tennis game.
Release Date: 4/13/2017
Yong Wang, a catalysis researcher at PNNL and WSU, was selected to receive the annual fellow award given by the Industrial & Engineering Chemistry division of the American Chemical Society.
Release Date: 4/5/2017
At the center of many research teams are women — scientists and engineers who chase mystery and replace it with discoveries.
Release Date: 3/30/2017
PNNL's Ruby Leung and Johannes Lercher elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineering.
Release Date: 2/13/2017
Using a natural catalyst from bacteria for inspiration, researchers have now reported the fastest synthetic catalysts to date for hydrogen production-- producing 45 million hydrogen molecules per second.
Release Date: 1/24/2017
PNNL's Morris Bullock and Jud Virden selected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for achievements that advance science and its applications.
Release Date: 12/12/2016
This mineral helps the oil industry process petroleum. Understanding how it gets clogged up will improve its lifespan.
Release Date: 11/23/2016
An enzyme called nitrogenase works each symmetrical half in turn to produce ammonia efficiently.
Release Date: 10/4/2016
A material called mayenite can be turned from an insulator to a transparent conductor and back with a tiny change in its chemical composition. It turns out components called electron anions help to transform crystalline mayenite into semiconducting glass.
Release Date: 8/29/2016
Understanding how methane is made will help researchers produce methane as a fuel source.
Release Date: 5/20/2016