Tailored N-Containing Carbons as Catalyst Supports in Alcohol Oxidation
AbstractThe introduction of N-containing functionalities in carbon-based materials is brought to stable and highly active metal-supported catalysts. However, up to now, the role of the amount and the nature of N-groups have not been completely clear. This study aims to clarify these aspects by preparing tailored N-containing carbons where different N-groups are introduced during the synthesis of the carbon material. These materials were used as the support for Pd nanoparticles. Testing these catalysts in alcohol oxidations and comparing the results with those obtained using Pd nanoparticles supported on different N-containing supports allowed us to obtain insight into the role of the different N-containing groups. In the cinnamyl alcohol oxidation, pyridine-like groups seem to favor both activity and selectivity toward cinnamaldehyde. View Full-Text
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Campisi, S.; Marzorati, S.; Spontoni, P.; Chan-Thaw, C.E.; Longhi, M.; Villa, A.; Prati, L. Tailored N-Containing Carbons as Catalyst Supports in Alcohol Oxidation. Materials 2016, 9, 114.
Campisi S, Marzorati S, Spontoni P, Chan-Thaw CE, Longhi M, Villa A, Prati L. Tailored N-Containing Carbons as Catalyst Supports in Alcohol Oxidation. Materials. 2016; 9(2):114.Chicago/Turabian Style
Campisi, Sebastiano; Marzorati, Stefania; Spontoni, Paolo; Chan-Thaw, Carine E.; Longhi, Mariangela; Villa, Alberto; Prati, Laura. 2016. "Tailored N-Containing Carbons as Catalyst Supports in Alcohol Oxidation." Materials 9, no. 2: 114.
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