(also Haber–Bosch process /ˈhäbər ˈbäSH/)
An industrial process for producing ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen, using an iron catalyst at high temperature and pressure.
- The Haber process itself is about 100 years old.
- One will want to convert H 2 promptly to NH 3 via the high-temperature Haber process.
- The Haber process allowed the mass production of fertilizers, which has fueled a boom in agricultural productivity.
Named after Fritz Haber (1868–1934) and Carl Bosch (1874–1940), German chemists.
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