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Environmental Catalysis Over Gold‐Based Materials

RSC Catalysis Series

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Professor James J Spivey, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA

Advisory Board:

Krijn P de Jong, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, James A Dumesic, University of Wisconsin‐Madison, USA, Chris Hardacre, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland, Enrique Iglesia, University of California at Berkeley, USA, Zinfer Ismagilov, Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Novosibirsk, Russia, Johannes Lercher, TU München, Germany, Umit Ozkan, Ohio State University, USA, Chunshan Song, Penn State University, USA

Titles in the Series:

1: Carbons and Carbon Supported Catalysts in Hydroprocessing

2: Chiral Sulfur Ligands: Asymmetric Catalysis

3: Recent Developments in Asymmetric Organocatalysis

4: Catalysis in the Refining of Fischer–Tropsch Syncrude

5: Organocatalytic Enantioselective Conjugate Addition Reactions: A Powerful Tool for the Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Complex Molecules

6: N‐Heterocyclic Carbenes: From Laboratory Curiosities to Efficient Synthetic Tools

7: P‐Stereogenic Ligands in Enantioselective Catalysis

8: Chemistry of the Morita–Baylis–Hillman Reaction

9: Proton‐Coupled Electron Transfer: A Carrefour of Chemical Reactivity Traditions

10: Asymmetric Domino Reactions

11: C–H and C–X Bond Functionalization: Transition Metal Mediation

12: Metal Organic Frameworks as Heterogeneous Catalysts

13: Environmental Catalysis Over Gold‐Based Materials

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Environmental Catalysis Over Gold‐Based Materials

Edited by

George Avgouropoulos

University of Patras, Greece

Tatyana Tabakova

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria



RSC Catalysis Series No. 13

ISBN: 978‐1‐84973‐571‐1

ISSN: 1757‐6725

A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library

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