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Single atoms break carbon's strongest bond


October 2, 2018

An international team of scientists including researchers at Yale University and the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a new catalyst for breaking carbon-fluorine bonds, one of the strongest chemical bonds known. The discovery, published on Sept. 10 in ACS Catalysis, is a breakthrough for efforts in environmental remediation and chemical synthesis. Full Story

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