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catalyst

noun abettor, activator, active element, accive partisan, active reformer, actuator, agacerie, agent provocateur, agitator, animator, catalytic agent, cause, encourager, excitant, exciter, ferment, force, goad, impeller, impetus, impulse, incentive, incitation, inducement, inspiration, inspirer, instigator, modifying cause, motivating force, motivation, mover, moving spirit, planner, popular ringleader, power, prompter, provocateur, provocation, provocative, spur, stimulant, stimulator, strategist, suggester
See also: stimulus
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Clariant is very happy to contribute to the 18th Chinese National Congress on Catalysis and help bring such an important conference to our industry in China today.
Catalysis is a process by which chemical reactions are made faster and more efficient.
I was keen to continue working on chemistry that is relevant to industry, and Dr Camp's project was an ideal opportunity," said David, who is convinced of the potential of sugar catalysis.
hte's offering encompasses additionally state-of-the-art workshops, infrastructure, technology, service, and catalysis expertise," a Sabic statement said.
The laboratory's key technology will be the application of heterogeneous catalysis to the design of continuously running processes.
Yates said the discovery has implications for understanding catalysis with a potentially wide range of materials, since oxidation catalysis is critical to a number of technological applications.
The guidance "reflects the year-on-year growth observed in Catalysis and the buoyant supply conditions in Recycling, while maintaining a stable performance in Energy Materials and Performance Materials", according to Umicore.
The KAUST Catalysis Center ('KCC') is one of the nine research centers of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.
He added that the company's quest for excellence in catalysis will be further supported through SABIC's grants for post-doctoral fellowships and sponsorship of further research at KAUST.
For Sabic, catalysis holds special interest due to our ongoing need for novel, high-performance catalysts that can be used in new and existing Sabic products and processes," said Dr Abdulrahman Al-Ubaid, executive vice president, technology and innovation, Sabic.
Catalysis said that to date, efforts to develop effective treatments against TB have been hindered by an inability to precisely and rapidly measure the efficacy of TB therapies.