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Ammonia history in the making

The Haber–Bosch process was introduced at the beginning of the twentieth century; however, its mechanism remained controversial for many years. Thus, a comprehensive mechanistic picture was provided in the eighties.

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Fig. 1: Surface science studies disclose the mechanism of N2 conversion.


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Guo, J., Chen, P. Ammonia history in the making. Nat Catal 4, 734–735 (2021).

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