Chemistry and Nanotechnology(21)

  • Catalytic Synthesis of Salbutamol Intermediate (No. T4-2226)

    Salbutamol, also known as Ventolin, is a generic drug used for asthma treatments. It is one of the most common medications in the world as millions are using it daily. The mass production of Salbutamol usually consumes expensive reagents and generates a large amount of chemical waste. ... Read more
    Extension Service David Milstein

    David Milstein

    Faculty of Chemistry

  • Electrospining of Epoxy Fibers for Filters and Composites (No. T4-2224)

    Electrospinning is a common technique for producing ultrafine polymer fibers (of a few microns). However, it is almost exclusively used for thermoplastic polymers. ... Read more
    Prof Daniel Wagner

    Daniel Wagner

    Faculty of Chemistry

  • Radiation Curing Enhancement by Semiconducting Nanoparticles (No. T4-2215)

    The curing of polymers by UV light is of great technological importance in, for example, dentistry, advanced manufacturing (3D printing), and various applications such as manufacturing of optical media, biotechnology, and more. ... Read more
    Emeritus Tenne Reshef

    Tenne Reshef

    Faculty of Chemistry

  • Green Synthesis of Biocompatible Porous Nanostructured Silica-Composite (No. T4-2201)

    Nanostructured silica is a promising material with remarkable properties, such as high porosity, biocompatibility, and stability. ... Read more
    Prof Assaf Gal

    Assaf Gal

    Faculty of Biochemistry

  • Biodegradable "Fiberglass" for Packing Industry (No. T4-2137)

    Conventional plastics are materials with attractive properties but with low recyclability. They also persist in the environment. Furthermore, the plastic waste decomposes into microplastic, which pollutes the soil, the sea, and the air. Therefore new regulations restrict its use. ... Read more
    Full Professor Boris Rybtchinski

    Boris Rybtchinski

    Faculty of Chemistry

  • Coupling of Alternating Current to Transition – Metal Catalysis (No. T4-2050)

    The coupling of transition-metal to photoredox catalytic cycles through single-electron transfer steps has become a powerful tool in the development of catalytic processes. ... Read more
    Prof Sergey Semenov

    Sergey Semenov

    Faculty of Chemistry

  • Reversible Operation of Molecular Switches on Solid Surfaces (No. T4-1927)

    Molecular photoswitches are light-responsive molecules with potential applications in a broad range of systems with on-demand functionalities. ... Read more
    Associate Professor Rafal Klajn

    Rafal Klajn

    Faculty of Chemistry

  • Extraction of Gold from Electronic Waste and Ores (No. T4-1910)

    A method for selective extraction of gold has been developed at the Weizmann Institute. ... Read more
    Full Professor Igor Lubomirsky

    Igor Lubomirsky

    Faculty of Chemistry

  • Iron Catalyzed Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization (ROMP) (No. T4-1905)

    The olefin metathesis reaction is among the most important catalytic carbon-carbon double bond formation reactions. The most widely used catalysts for this reaction are Mo- and Ru- carbene complexes which are expensive and toxic 1. ... Read more
    Extension Service David Milstein

    David Milstein

    Faculty of Chemistry

  • Inorganic Nanotubes/Polymer Composites for 3D Printing (No. T4-1900)

    Biocompatible polymers commonly used in the orthopedic and cosmetic prosthetics, cardiovascular and dental implants and food packaging industries often suffer from poor mechanical properties and thermal stability, limited dimensionality and short shelf-life as compared to their metal comparators. ... Read more
    Emeritus Tenne Reshef

    Tenne Reshef

    Faculty of Chemistry



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