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Combinatorial and High-Throughput Discovery and Optimization of Catalysts and Materials
edited by Radislav A. Potyrailo

Combinatorial and High-Throughout Discovery and Optimization of Catalysts and Materials describes techniques for the preparation, formulation, fabrication, optimization, performance testing, and evaluation of catalysts, polymeric materials arrays, sensing materials, fuel cell battery and memory materials, semiconductor nanoclusters, dielectrics, OLED arrays, additives, organic coatings, luminescent materials, and phosphors.


  • Examines the production of large arrays of diverse materials combined with the use of new high-throughput measurement techniques
  • Describes and analyzes strategies and mechanisms for the successful scale-up of combinatorially discovered materials and catalysts
  • Investigates advances in computational chemistry and informatics that provide more capabilities for virtual screening guided selection
  • Presents methods for combining experimentation results with data mining algorithms to improve the efficiency of the combinatorial screening of catalytic materials


General Aspects of Combinatorial Materials Science

  • Combinatorial Materials and Catalysts Development: Where Are We and How Far Can We Go
  • Expanding the Scope of Combinatorial Synthesis of Inorganic Solids: Application of the Split&Pool Principle for the Screening of Functional Materials
  • Informatics-Based Optimization of Crystallographic Descriptors for Framework Structures
  • Combinatorial Study of New Glasses
  • A Combinatorial Method for Optimization of Materials for Gas Sensitive Field-effect Devices

Catalysis - Development and Discovery

  • Use of Combinatorial Heat Treatments to Accelerate the Commercialization of Materials for Use in Catalysis
  • Infrared Thermography and High-Throughput Activity Techniques for Catalyst Evaluation for Hydrogen Generation from Methanol
  • New Catalysts for the Carbonylation of Phenol: Discovery Using High-Throughput Screening and Leads Scale-Up
  • Catalyst Preparation for Parallel Testing in Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Tailoring of Heterogeneous Catalysts for Pollutant Combustion with High-throughput Methods

Development of Functional Polymers

  • One-Dimensional Polymeric Formulated Materials Arrays: Fabrication, High-Throughput Performance Testing, and Applications
  • A Combinatorial Approach to Rapid Structure-Property Screening of UV-Curable Cycloaliphatic Epoxies
  • Combinatorial Synthesis and Screening of Photochromic Dyes and Modified Conducting Polymers

Energy-Related Materials Development

  • High-Throughput Screening for Fuel Cell Technology
  • High-Throughput Discovery of Battery Materials

Electronic Materials Development

  • Innovation in Magnetic Data Storage Using Physical Deposition and Combinatorial Methods
  • High-Throughput Screening of Next Generation Memory Materials
  • Combinatorial Ion Beam Synthesis of II-VI Compound Semiconductor Nanoclusters
  • Preparation of Dielectric Thin-Film Libraries by Sol-Gel Techniques

Optic Materials

  • Combinatorial Fabrication and Screening of Organic Light-Emitting Device Arrays
  • Combinatorial Approach to Advanced Luminescent Materials
  • Combinatorial Screening and Optimization of Phosphors for Flat Panel Displays and Lightings
  • Technology of PLD for Photodetector Materials


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Combinatorial and High-Throughput Discovery and Optimization of Catalysts and Materials
edited by Radislav A. Potyrailo
2006 496 pages $198.95 + shipping
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