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Heterogeneous catalysis

Single-crystal selectivity

Nature Chemistry (04 June 2010) | Download Citation

A highly selective hydrogenation of ethylene in the presence of propylene is catalysed by a crystalline iridium complex.

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    , & Ligand exchanges and selective catalytic hydrogenation in molecular single crystals. Nature 465, 598–601 (2010).

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