Green chemistry
Green chemistry, also called sustainable chemistry, is a philosophy of chemical research and engineering that encourages the design of products and processes that minimize the use and generation of ha...
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Lanthanide trifluoromethanesulfonates
Lanthanide triflates are triflate salts of the lanthanide family with many uses in organic chemistry as Lewis acid catalysts. The catalysts act similarly to aluminium chloride or ferric chloride, but ...
Bio-based material
A bio-based material is a material intentionally made from substances derived from living (or once-living) organisms. These materials are sometimes referred to as biomaterials, but this word also has ...
Enantioselective synthesis
Enantioselective synthesis, also called chiral synthesis or asymmetric synthesis, is defined by IUPAC as: a chemical reaction (or reaction sequence) in which one or more new elements of chirality are ...
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Green chemistry metrics
Green chemistry metrics measures efficiency in a chemical process. Having made a green chemistry improvement to a chemical process, it is important to be able to quantify the change. By quantifying t...
Charles Goodyear Medal
The Charles Goodyear Medal is the highest honor conferred by the American Chemical Society, Rubber Division. Established in 1941, the award is named after Charles Goodyear, the discoverer of vulcaniz...
John Safer
John Safer (born September 6, 1922) is an American sculptor. Safer's varied career spans work in theater lighting, television, real estate, politics and banking.Safer is best known for his monumental ...
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Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews
Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews (print: ISSN 1751-8253, online: ISSN 1751-7192) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published quarterly by Taylor & Francis. It publishes full paper...
Advanced oxidation process
Advanced oxidation processes (abbreviation: AOPs), in a broad sense, refers to a set of chemical treatment procedures designed to remove organic (and sometimes inorganic) materials in water and waste ...
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American Chemical Society
The American Chemical Society (ACS) is a scientific society based in the United States that supports scientific inquiry in the field of chemistry. Founded in 1876 at New York University, the ACS curr...
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Reductive dechlorination
Reductive dechlorination is degradation of chlorinated organic compounds by chemical reduction with release of inorganic chloride ions.
In a biological context chlorine behaves similarly to other ...
California Green Chemistry Initiative
The California Green Chemistry Initiative (CGCI) is a six-part initiative to reduce public and environmental exposure to toxins through improved knowledge and regulation of chemicals; two parts became...
Vinyloop
Vinyloop® is a physical plastic recycling process for Polyvinyl chloride. It is based on dissolution in order to separate PVC from other materials and contamination.
A big issue when talking about...
National Historic Chemical Landmarks
The National Historic Chemical Landmarks program was launched by the American Chemical Society in 1992 to recognize seminal achievements in the history of chemistry and related professions. The progra...
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Supercritical hydrolysis
Supercritical hydrolysis is a chemical process in which water in its supercritical state is used to convert biomass into cellulosic sugar. Water becomes supercritical at around 374 Deg C and 221 bar, ...
Atom economy
Atom economy (atom efficiency) is the conversion efficiency of a chemical process in terms of all atoms involved (desired products produced). In an ideal chemical process, the amount of starting mate...
Natural oil polyols
Natural oil polyols, also known as NOPs or biopolyols, are polyols derived from vegetable oils by several different techniques. The primary use for these materials is in the production of polyurethane...
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Chemical & Engineering News
A chemical substance is a form of matter that has constant chemical composition and characteristic properties. It cannot be separated into components by physical separation methods, i.e. without break...
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Crystatech
CrystaTech Inc. is a supplier of process technology to the energy industry. CrystaTech commercializes the patented Crystasulf process. CrystaSulf is the first commercially available product to provide...