6 June 2017In the century since the first platinum gauze for nitric acid production was made by Johnson Matthey, the demand for nitric acid has increased considerably with its vast number of applications: from fertiliser production to mining explosives and gold extraction.
Johnson Matthey’s international journal of research exploring science and technology in industrial applications (formerly published as Platinum Metals Review)
6 June 2017Global methanol production in 2016 was around 85 million metric tonnes, enough to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool every twelve minutes.
13 June 2017The remarkable benefits associated with the attraction of polyethylene glycol (PEG)-containing nanomicelles to metal nanoparticles in water allows for varying types of important catalysis to be done under very mild and green conditions.
20 June 2017This themed issue focuses on ‘Sustainable Industry’ from the perspective of research advances and technological solutions.
20 June 2017“Sustainability Calling” is focused on the definition of new paradigms to define a new concept of sustainability.
21 June 2017Trends such as population growth, climate change, urbanisation, resource scarcity, conservation of energy and water, and reduction of waste and toxicity have led to the development of sustainable practices in industry, education and society.
4 July 2017Nature is the best-developed and largest biochemical reactor, synthesising countless chemical entities in high purity and yield without exhausting itself.
6 July 2017The LP OxoSM Process is the rhodium-catalysed hydroformylation process in wide use today in a variety of industrial applications.
11 July 2017The story of the first 200 years of Johnson Matthey is told. The firm was started in 1817 by Percival Johnson, but in 1851 George Matthey became a partner and the present name was derived from these two partners.
Rapid progress towards more sustainable processes for industry
4 July 2017
By Justin Smith, Fabrice Gallou and Sachin Handa
Impacts of green and sustainable chemistry on US industries, analysis of green chemistry resources available in academia (higher education) within the USA, and a perspective on the role of green chemistry in US society over the past ten years
21 June 2017
By Anne Marteel-Parrish and Karli Newcity
The early name ‘ptène’ is attributed to French chemists Fourcroy and Vauquelin
13 June 2017
By Rolf Haubrichs and Pierre-Léonard Zaffalon
A remarkable opportunity to use not only water as the reaction medium but very little surfactant and catalyst containing only ppm levels of metal under mild conditions
13 June 2017
By Bruce Lipshutz
Experiments in thrifting with selected base metals, base metal alloys and silver-coated base metals
10 April 2017
By Edwin S. Raj and Jonathan Booth
Origins of the company and of today’s research activities in science and technology
11 July 2017
By Bill Griffith
A long standing collaboration between Johnson Matthey and Dow continues to sustain the high standing of their oxo technology through innovative solutions to address the changing needs of the global oxo alcohol market
6 July 2017
By Richard Tudor and Atul Shah
By Jonathan Seville and Chuan-Yu Wu (University of Surrey, UK), Butterworth-Heinemann, an imprint of Elsevier, Oxford, UK, 2016, 294 pages, ISBN: 978-0-08-098337-0, £51.10, US$84.00, €60.16
4 July 2017
By Domenico Daraio, Giuseppe Raso and Michele Marigo
A selection of recent publications by Johnson Matthey R&D staff and collaborators
4 July 2017