The Rideal Conference on Catalysis began yesterday in Cardiff, UK, and has got off to a great start!
Cynthia Friend gave an interesting plenary talk on the catalytic processes in fundamental surface chemistry – highlighting her recent PCCP Perspective article:
The mystery of gold’s chemical activity: local bonding, morphology and reactivity of atomic oxygen
T. A. Baker, Xiaoying Liu and Cynthia M. Friend
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2011, 13, 34-46
DOI: 10.1039/C0CP01514H, Perspective