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Catalysts

Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:44 pm
by megangeorge-1K
What is the difference between a homogeneous and heterogenous catalyst that has on the reaction?

Re: Catalysts

Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:44 pm
by Danielle Hoekstra 1C
A homogeneous catalyst is a catalyst of the same phase and a heterogeneous catalyst is a catalyst of a different phase.

Re: Catalysts

Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:49 pm
by Ariel Cheng 2I
To expand on the above, a homogeneous catalyst is a catalyst of the same phase as the reactants while a heterogeneous catalyst is one that is of a different phase than the reactants.