Research report 2021 - Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion

Towards adaptive catalytic systems: “Chameleon catalysts” for chemical synthesis with hydrogen 

Bordet, Alexis; Leitner, Walter
Max-Planck-Institut für chemische Energiekonversion, Mülheim an der Ruhr
Catalysis is an essential technology for a sustainable future as it enables the production of energy carriers and valuablechemicals from renewable energy and non-fossil carbon feedstocks. To cope with fluctuating electricity supply and diversified raw materials, adaptivity is becoming a parameter of every-increasing importance for the development of futurecatalytic systems. New approaches for the design of adaptive catalytic systems are researched at the MPI for Chemical Energy Conversion with a focus on the chemical utilization of hydrogen.

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