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Catalyst

An event that directly or indirectly causes another event. For example, a positive earnings report may be a catalyst for a stock to rise in price. Likewise, conservative financial management may be a catalyst for long-term sustainability.
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Dabco T-9, T-12 and 120 tin-based catalysts useful in various foam systems.
Hara's team set out to make a catalyst that could be more easily separated from the fuel.
The demand for reaction initiators (chemical catalysts such as organic peroxides and amines) will register below-average gains through 2009.
Within the catalyst this causes a more intensive mass transfer between the edge stream that has already been cleaned by the catalyst and the core stream which has a richer pollutant content.
Global Market Overview II-1 Regional Perspective II-1 Review of Select Segments II-1 Escalating Energy Costs - Boon for Catalyst Manufacturers II-1 Increased Use of Metallocene Catalysts II-2
The researchers report in the July 31 Nature that as the reaction progressed in a test tube, the tungsten catalyst remained suspended in the mixture as an oily liquid.
Industry Overview II-1 Market Overview II-1 Market Highlights II-1 Outlook II-2 Strict Regulations to Drive Growth of Refining Catalyst Market II-2 Major Trends II-3 Demand Dependent on Crude Oil Quality II-3 Demand for Advanced Petroleum Refining Catalysts Gaining Ground II-3 Stringent Environmental Regulations Draw Investments in Advanced Catalytic Refining II-4 High Throughput Experimentation Takes Center Stage II-4 Increasing Demand for Cleaner Fuels II-4 Refinery Margin Pressure for Catalyst Makers II-4 R&D Trends in Petroleum Refining Catalysts II-4 Other Significant Trends II-5
The use of these molecules as reactive catalysts was first explored in the 1950s.
The catalyst is also asymmetric, says Wan: It facilitates the making of either a left-handed or a right-handed version of a specific molecule.
DMP (N,N-dimethylpiperazinc) general-purpose catalyst for flexible and semi-flexible polyether foam.
Catalysts do not actively participate in chemical reactions; instead they offer a temporary docking site for one or more specific compounds.
Market Analytics III-20 Table 36: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Petroleum Refining Catalysts by Segment - Fluid Cracking Catalysts (FCC), Hydro Treating Catalysts (HTC), Hydro Cracking Catalysts (HCC), Alkylation Catalysts, and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20