Microreactors in Organic Synthesis and Catalysis

Microreactors in Organic Synthesis and Catalysis

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This one-stop reference is the first book on this emerging and rapid developing field with a focus on synthesis and catalysis. As such, it covers all aspects from academia and industry in a clearly structured way. Leading experts provide the background information as an initial aid for newcomers to the field, while chapters on different reaction types and industrial applications make this an equally vital resource for specialists.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 297 pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
  • United Kingdom
  • 3527622861
  • 9783527622863

Table of contents

FABRICATION OF MICROREACTORS MADE FROM METALS AND CERAMICS Manufacturing Techniques for Metals Ceramic Devices FABRICATION AND ASSEMBLING OF MICROREACTORS MADE FROM GLASS AND SILICON How Microreactors are Constructed Glass as Material Silicon as Material The Structuring of Glass and Silicon Structuring by Means of Masked Etching in Microsystems Technology Etching Technologies Chip Removing Processing Bonding Methods Establishing Fluid Contact Other Materials PROPERTIES AND USE OF MICROREACTORS Introduction Physical Characteristics of Microreactors Fluid Flow and Delivery Regimes Multifunctional Integration Uses of Microreactors ORGANIC CHEMISTRY IN MICROREACTORS Homogeneous Reactions Heterogeneous Reactions Liquid-Liquid Biphasic Reactions Gas-Liquid Reactions Bioorganic Reactions INDUSTRIAL MICROREACTOR PROCESS DEVELOPMENT UP TO PRODUCTION Mission Statement from Industry on Impact and Hurdles Screening Studies in Laboratory Process Development at Laboratory Scale Pilots Plants and Production Challenges and Concernsshow more

About Thomas Wirth

Thomas Wirth is Professor of Organic Chemistry at Cardiff University (Wales, UK). After a postdoctoral stay with Kaoru Fuji at Kyoto University as a JSPS fellow, he started his independent research in the group of Bernd Giese (Basel). He was invited as a visiting professor to various places: 1999: University of Toronto (Canada), 2000: Chuo University in Tokyo (Japan), 2004: Osaka University (Japan). He was awarded the Werner-Prize from the New Swiss Chemical Society in 2000. He is the author of 80 publications and has written/edited 4 books.show more