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Olah, George A. (George Andrew) 1927-2017

Overview
Works: 140 works in 576 publications in 5 languages and 12,771 library holdings
Genres: Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Commentator
Classifications: QD305.C3, 547.01
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George A Olah
Beyond oil and gas : the methanol economy by George A Olah( Book )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this masterpiece, the renowned chemistry Nobel Laureate, George A. Olah and his colleagues discuss in a clear and readily accessible manner the use of methanol as a viable alternative to our diminishing fossil fuel resources. They look at the pros and cons of our current main energy sources, namely oil and natural gas, and varied renewable energies, and new ways to overcome obstacles. Following an introduction, Olah, Goeppert and Prakash look at the interrelation of fuels and energy, and at the extent of our non-renewable fossil fuel resources. Despite the diminishing reserve and global war
Hydrocarbon chemistry by George A Olah( Book )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"All chapters have been updated by adding sections on recent developments to review new advances and results. Essential reading for practising scientists in industry, polymer and catalytic chemists, as well as researchers and graduate students, Hydrocarbon Chemistry, Second Edition remains the benchmark text in its field."--Jacket
Carbonium ions by George A Olah( Book )

36 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friedel-Crafts and related reactions by George A Olah( Book )

in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypercarbon chemistry by George A Olah( Book )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential new edition of the book that put hypercarbon chemistry on the map A comprehensive and contemporary treatment of the chemistry of hydrocarbons (alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, and aromatics) towards electrophiles, Hypercarbon Chemistry, Second Edition deals with all major aspects of such chemistry involved in hydrocarbon transformations, and of the structural and reaction chemistry of carboranes, mixed hydrides in which both carbon and boron atoms participate in the polyhedral molecular frameworks. Despite the firmly established tetravalency, carbon can bond simultaneously to five or more other atoms. "Hypercarbon" bonding permeates much organic, inorganic and organometallic chemistry, and the book serves as the compendium for this phenomenon. Copious diagrams illustrate the rich variety of hypercarbon structures now known, and patterns therein. Individual chapters deal with specific categories of compound (e.g. organometallics, carboranes, carbocations) or transformations that proceed through transient hypercarbon species, detailing fundamental chemistry, including reactivity, selectivity, stereochemistry, mechanistic factors and more
Superacids by George A Olah( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friedel-Crafts chemistry by George A Olah( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carbocations and electrophilic reactions by George A Olah( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and German and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nitration : methods and mechanisms by George A Olah( Book )

11 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Halonium ions by George A Olah( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carbocation chemistry( Book )

11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The study of carbocation chemistry has become one of the most fascinating and fruitful areas in organic chemistry. Carbocation Chemistry assembles the most current information on this wide-ranging topic, and is a reference for academics and practitioners around the world - and across the scientific spectrum."--Jacket
Cage hydrocarbons( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a symposium held at the University of Southern California, March 1988, dedicated to Paul von R. Schleyer. Contributors examine the role of "hypercarbons'' in several areas of chemistry, systematically covering the multicenter bonding of "hypercarbons'' relative to the chemistry of main group elements, organometallics, cluster chemistry, carbocations, and hydrocarbon chemistry
Synthetic fluorine chemistry( Book )

10 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superelectrophiles and their chemistry by George A Olah( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This reference presents a comprehensive review and discussion of the substantial experimental and theoretical work in the field of superelectrophiles and their reactions in recent years. In addition to a discussion of the basics of this emerging field, this book includes tools to help the reader apply the chemistry."--Jacket
Superacid chemistry by George A Olah( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first edition of Superacid Chemistry, published in 1985, became the definitive work in the field. - Since that time, however, the field has grown exponentially, with the development of new superacid systems and innovative superacid applications. - This Second Edition has been published to bring this acclaimed book fully up to date with all these new developments."--Jacket
Onium ions by George A Olah( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Olah joins forces with coauthors Kenneth Laali, Qi Wang, and G.K. Surya Prakash to offer an in-depth look at the chemistry and reactions of these important electron-deficient compounds. While other texts have covered various individual types of onium ions, this work addresses the structure and chemistry of numerous different classes of onium ions. Enriched with numerous illustrations and a full listing of references for each chapter, Onium Ions should be a staple text in the professional chemist's library
Electron deficient boron and carbon clusters by George A Olah( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chemistry of energetic materials by George A Olah( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of energetic materials is emerging from one primarily directed toward practical interests to an advanced area of fundamental research, where state-of-the-art methods and theory are used side by side with modern synthetic methods. This timely book integrates the recent experimental, synthetic, and theoretical research of energetic materials. Editors George Olah and David Squire emphasize the importance of structure and mechanism in determining properties and performances. They also explore new spectrometric methods and synthetic approaches in this useful reference. Key Features * Discusses structural analysis by x-ray crystallography * Explains chemical dynamics by photofragmentation translational spectroscopy * Covers kinetic analysis by ultrafast absorption and emission spectroscopy * Details syntheses of polycyclic caged amines, fuel additives, and polynitro compounds * Examines computer-aided design of monopropellants * Includes contributions by two Nobel laureates and five members of the National Academy of Sciences
Carbonium ions by George A Olah( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Across conventional lines by George A Olah( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Beyond oil and gas : the methanol economy
Alternative Names
George A. Olah

George A. Olah chimiste américain

George A. Olah químico húngaro

George A. Olah ungersk-amerikansk kemist och nobelpristagare

George A. Olah US-amerikanischer Chemiker

George Andrew Olah chimico ungherese

George Andrew Olah Hongaars scheikundige

George Andrew Olah Hungarian chemist

George Andrew Olah químic hongarès

George Andrew Olah químico húngaro

George Olah amerykański chemik pochodzenia węgierskiego, noblista

György A. Oláh

György A. Oláh ungarsk-født amerikansk kemiker

György Oláh

Ola, Dž.

Olah, G. A.

Olah, G. A. 1927-

Olah, G. A. 1927-2017

Olah, G. A. (George Andrew), 1927-

Olah, G. A. (George Andrew), 1927-2017

Olah, George A.

Olah, George A. 1927-

Olah, George Andrew

Olah, George Andrew 1927-

Olah, George Andrew 1927-2017

Oláh, György

Oláh, György 1927-

Oláh, György, 1927-2017

Oláh György magyar származású kémikus

Джордж Ола

Джордж Ола американський хімік угорського походження

Ола, Дж 1927-

Ола, Дж. (Джордж), 1927-

Ола, Джордж

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جارج انڈریو اولاح

جارج اینڈریو اولاہ

جرج اولاه

جورج أولاه

جورج أولاه كيميائي مجري

オラー, G・A

オラー, ジョージ・A

ジョージ・オラー

乔治·安德鲁·欧拉

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Hydrocarbon chemistryHypercarbon chemistryCarbocation chemistryCage hydrocarbonsSynthetic fluorine chemistrySuperelectrophiles and their chemistrySuperacid chemistryOnium ions