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Center for Rational Catalyst Synthesis:
Research Thrusts



Thrust 1:
Fundamentals of Metal Deposition.
In-Situ spectroscopy and microscopy of metal deposition and nanoparticle formation


placeholderThrust 2:
Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Solid-Solid Bonding.
Experimental and theoretical studies of metal-metal and metal-support bonding in supported nanoparticles.



Thrust 3:
Precision site synthesis for specific reactions.
Simple, scalable synthesis of mono- and mulit-metallic catalytic sites in well dispersed supported nanoparticles.