Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Technology

Improved Photocatalyst for Reducing Small Molecules

The reduction of small molecules such as nitrogen and carbon dioxide is extremely difficult because one-electron reduction processes often involve high-energy intermediates. Nitrogen reduction usually...
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Robert Hamers, Di Zhu, Nigel Becknell | P120070US01

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One-Step Synthesis of Diazaphosphacycles

Phosphines have many commercial and industrial uses as attachments to rare earth metal catalysts, including specialized uses in asymmetric hydrogenation and other catalytic transformations. However, c...
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Clark Landis, Wiechang Jin, Jonathan Owen, Thomas Clark | P01419US

Technology

Producing Methyl Vinyl Ketone from Levulinic Acid

Levulinic acid is a biomass-derived compound that can be obtained inexpensively in high yields from a variety of waste cellulose-containing materials. It has been identified as a top biomass-derived c...
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James Dumesic, Ryan West | P09350US01

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