Topics for Group Projects

General Topics with possible subtopics / examples

  1. Polymerization Catalysis
    • Ziegler-Natta
    • Ring Opening Metathsis Polymerization (ROMP)
  2. Bioinorganic Chemistry
  3. Artificial Photosynthesis
  4. Solid-state / Nanochemistry Chemistry
    • Superconducting materials
    • Semiconducting materials
    • Quantum Dots
  5. Supramolecular Chemistry
    • Metal Organic Framework Materials (MOFs)
    • Zeolites
  6. Nuclear Chemistry
    • Radioimaging agents
    • Boron neutron capture agents
  7. Environmental Chemistry
  8. Descriptive / Main Group Chemistry
    • Ammonia borane for H2 storage
    • Compounds of the Nobel Gases
    • Main group multiple bonding
  9. Medicinal Chemistry
    • Pt drugs
    • Transition metal complexes as therapeutics
  10. Catalysis
    • Metal oxides as catalysts
    • Hydrogenation
    • Oxidation catalysis

This list should you started thinking about a topic for your group. The paper you choose will be much more focused and fit into one of the broader categories (the numbered items). I will update the list over the week.

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