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Researchers use single-atom catalyst, convert CO to CO2


March 5, 2018

Researchers at Washington State University and Tufts University have demonstrated for the first time that a single metal atom can act as a catalyst in converting carbon monoxide (CO) into carbon dioxide (CO2), a chemical reaction that is commonly used in catalytic converters to remove harmful gases from car exhaust. The research, published today in the journal Nature Catalysis, could improve catalytic converter design and also has major implications. Full Story

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