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Solid catalysts under the spotlight

Understanding the fundamentals of a catalytic process remains an intellectual challenge. Now, a method has been developed that can discriminate mass transport phenomena from reaction kinetics at the single-molecule and single-particle levels.

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Fig. 1: In situ determination of the effect of nanoconfinement on the catalytic conversion of amplex red into resorufin.


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