Opportunities in Chemistry is based on the contributions of hundreds of American chemists in academia and industry and should be taken as the best available consensus of the chemical community regarding its intellectual frontiers and the economic opportunities that lie beyond them," says Science. This volume addresses the direction in which today's chemical research is heading, including recent developments, technological applications, and the ways advances in chemistry can be used to improve the human condition. In addition, the book examines economic and political implications of chemical research and lists resources for basic research and education in the chemical sciences.
Table of Contents
|Opportunities in Chemistry||1-2|
|II. Executive Summary||6-20|
|III. Control of Chemical Reactions||21-105|
|IV. Dealing with Molecular Complexity||106-192|
|V. Chemistry and National well-Being||193-278|
|VI. Manpower and Education||279-287|
|VII. Resources for Basic Research in the Chemical Sciences||288-326|
|Appendix A: Chemistry in Industry: Tables||327-331|
|Appendix B: Contributors||332-336|
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