Catalysts 2012, 2(1), 24-37; doi:10.3390/catal2010024
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The Art of Manufacturing Gold Catalysts

Dipartimento di Chimica Inorganica Metallorganica e Analitica L.Malatesta, Università degli Studi di Milano, via Venezian 21, Milano 20133, Italy
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Received: 17 October 2011; in revised form: 21 November 2011 / Accepted: 7 December 2011 / Published: 21 December 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Gold Catalysts)
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Abstract: Gold has been considered as an active catalyst only when suitable techniques of preparation provided high metal dispersion. A comprehensive survey of the different methods now available for preparing active gold catalysts is reported with particular attention to the role of the supporting material in determining catalyst characteristics.
Keywords: gold; catalysts preparation; heterogeneous catalysts; gold nanoparticles

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Prati, L.; Villa, A. The Art of Manufacturing Gold Catalysts. Catalysts 2012, 2, 24-37.

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Prati, Laura; Villa, Alberto. 2012. "The Art of Manufacturing Gold Catalysts." Catalysts 2, no. 1: 24-37.

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