This past weekend Jacob Eck took another step towards his wrestling goals. He competed in and won Rocky Mountain Nationals. The tournament draws over 2500 competitors from throughout the entire country. In the finals Eck won a close decision 3-1 over a wrestler from Kansas.
Identification and characterization of catalytic active sites are the prerequisites for an atomic-level understanding of the catalytic mechanism and rational design of high-performance heterogeneous catalysts. Indirect evidence in recent reports suggests that platinum (Pt) single atoms are exceptionally active catalytic sites.