The carbon dioxide reduction is efficiently catalyzed by NHCs even at room temperature. Then hydrosilane provides hydrogen, which bonds with carbon dioxide in a reduction reaction.

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Credit: Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Singapore.


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  1. Walter Jiang on May 30, 2012 12:28 AM

    Could you please advise me how to contact the person who is leading to proceed the research work for CO2-to fuel technology. I do want to know the details.
    Appreciate very much if you could inform me any information about the research results.

    Best regards,

    Walter Jiang.

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