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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.’
- ‘Today, nearly a century later, the Haber process remains the only economically viable method for producing synthetic nitrogen fertilizer.’
- ‘The Haber process allowed the mass production of fertilizers, which has fueled a boom in agricultural productivity.’
- ‘Researchers estimate that at least one-third of the human population is currently being fed, directly or indirectly, with the help of the Haber process.’
- ‘One will want to convert H 2 promptly to NH 3 via the high-temperature Haber process.’
Named after Fritz Haber (1868–1934) and Carl Bosch (1874–1940), German chemists.
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