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Carbon-Based Metal-Free Catalysts

Design and Applications

Dai, Liming (Herausgeber)


1. Auflage November 2018
XXVIII, 718 Seiten, Hardcover
19 Tabellen

ISBN: 978-3-527-34341-6
Wiley-VCH, Weinheim


Written by world-renowned experts, this unique two-volume reference provides a comprehensive overview of metal-free catalysis based on carbon materials, ranging from design principles and synthesis to important applications in energy technology and synthetic chemistry.

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Offering comprehensive coverage of this hot topic, this two-volume handbook and ready reference treats a wide range of important aspects, from synthesis and catalytic properties of carbon materials to their applications as metal-free catalysts in various important reactions and industrial processes.
Following a look at recent advances in the development of carbon materials as carbon-based metal-free catalysts, subsequent sections deal with a mechanistic understanding for the molecular design of efficient carbon-based metal-free catalysts, with a special emphasis on heteroatom-doped carbon nanotubes, graphene, and graphite. Examples of important catalytic processes covered include clean energy conversion and storage, environmental protection, and synthetic chemistry.
With contributions from world-leading scientists, this is an indispensable source of information for academic and industrial researchers in catalysis, green chemistry, electrochemistry, materials science, nanotechnology, energy technology, and chemical engineering, as well as graduates and scientists entering the field.


1 Design Principles for Heteroatom-Doped Carbon Materials as Metal-Free Catalysts
2 Design of Carbon-Based Metal-Free Electrocatalysts
3 Defective Carbons for Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction
4 Designing Porous Structures and Active Sites in Carbon-Based Electrocatalysts
5 Porous Organic Polymers as a Molecular Platform for Designing Porous Carbons
6 Nanocarbons from Synthetic Polymer Precursors and their Catalytic Properties
7 Heteroatom-Doped Three-Dimensional Carbon-Based Catalysts for Energy Conversion and Storage by Metal-Free Electrocatalysis
8 Active Sites in Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Materials for Oxygen Reduction Reaction
9 Unraveling the Active Site on Metal-Free Carbon-Based Catalysts for Multifunctional Applications
10 Carbocatalysis: Analyzing the Sources of Organic Transformations

11 Carbon-Based Metal-Free Catalysts for Renewable Energy Technologies
12 Carbon-Based Metal-Free Catalysts for Electrocatalysis of ORR
13 Hydrothermal Carbon Materials for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction
14 Carbon-Based Electrochemical Oxygen Reduction and Hydrogen Evolution Catalysts
15 Carbon-Based Metal-Free Catalysts for Photoelectrocatalysis
16 Metal-Free Nanoporous Carbons in Photocatalysis
17 Functionalized Graphene-Based Metal-Free Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Fuel Cells
18 Carbon-Based Metal-Free Catalysts for Metal-Air Batteries
19 Carbon-Based Metal-Free Catalysts for Chemical Catalysis
20 Carbon-Based Metal-Free Catalysts for Chemical Productions
21 Heteroatom-Doped Carbon Supported Metal Catalysts for Electrochemical Energy
Liming Dai is the Kent Hale Smith Professor in the Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio (USA). His expertise covers the synthesis, functionalization, and device fabrication of conjugated polymers and carbon nanomaterials for energy-related and biomedical applications. He has published more than 400 scientific papers and is the author/editor of five books.

L. Dai, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA