Stories with the tag: Catalysis
PNNL Laboratory Fellow Morris Bullock has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry for his significant contributions to the chemical sciences
Release Date: 9/23/2013
PNNL is leading a $2.7-million project to develop a novel process to extract the lightweight metal magnesium from seawater. The process could ultimately make fuel-efficient transportation more affordable and expand the American magnesium market.
Release Date: 9/19/2013
The newest catalytic converters break down the pollutant nitric oxide in a way reminiscent of bacterial enzymes
Release Date: 9/10/2013
One molecule can crystallize into two different colors due to a slight variation in one weak chemical bond. Called agostomers, this is the first time scientists have crystallized two variations and were surprised to see the different hues.
Release Date: 8/2/2013
PNNL Laboratory Fellow Morris Bullock was honored with the Royal Chemistry Society’s biennial Homogeneous Catalysis Award for his pioneering use of inexpensive metals for homogeneous catalysis.
Release Date: 6/11/2013
Iron-based catalysts for both the anode and cathodes of fuel cells would make them much cheaper to use to burn hydrogen.
Release Date: 2/17/2013
Batteries are an important part of our daily lives. This research will make them more powerful, last longer, and be easier on our wallets.
Release Date: 11/30/2012
Mixing a hydrogen-generating material with a liquid salt improves the electrical efficiency of hydrogen gas production.
Release Date: 6/15/2012
A PNNL biosensor made of fluorescent proteins embedded in the shell of microscopic marine algae called diatoms could help detect chemicals in water samples. The same research could also lead to new, diatom-inspired nanomaterials.
Release Date: 3/22/2012
PNNL researchers are proposing an alternative explanation on why the interface of polar and nonpolar oxides conduct electricity: atoms at the interface mix and rearrange when the junction is formed.
Release Date: 11/14/2011