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Electronic processes in catalysis a quantum chemical approach to catalysis by Satohiro Yoshida

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Published by Kodansha, VCH in Tokyo, Weinheim, New York .
Written in English


  • Catalysis.,
  • Quantum chemistry.

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

StatementSatohiro Yoshida, Shigeyoshi Sakaki, Hisayoshi Kobayashi.
ContributionsSakaki, Shigeyoshi., Kobayashi, Hisayoshi.
LC ClassificationsQD505 .Y68 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 284 p. :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1099147M
ISBN 103527292659
LC Control Number94023901

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