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Fundamental insights into interfacial catalysis

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Surface and interfacial catalysis plays a vital role in chemical industries, electrochemistry and photochemical reactions. The challenges of modern chemistry are to optimize the chemical reaction processes and understand the detailed mechanism of chemical reactions. Since the early 1960s, the foundation of surface science systems has allowed the study of surface and interfacial phenomena on atomic/molecular level, and thus brought a number of significant developments to fundamental and technological processes, such as catalysis, material science and biochemistry, just to name a few. This themed issue describes the recent advances and developments in the fundamental understanding of surface and interfacial catalysis, encompassing areas of knowledge from metal to metal oxide, carbide, graphene, hexagonal boron nitride, and transition metal dichalcogenides under ultrahigh vacuum conditions, as well as under realistic reaction conditions.

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The article was first published on 27 Mar 2017


Article type: Editorial
DOI: 10.1039/C7CS90022H
Citation: Chem. Soc. Rev., 2017,46, 1770-1771
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    Fundamental insights into interfacial catalysis

    J. Gong and X. Bao, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2017, 46, 1770
    DOI: 10.1039/C7CS90022H

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