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Catalysts 2015, 5(2), 534-560; doi:10.3390/catal5020534

Magnetically Separable and Sustainable Nanostructured Catalysts for Heterogeneous Reduction of Nitroaromatics

School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-744, Korea
Academic Editor: Masahiko Arai
Received: 28 December 2014 / Revised: 1 March 2015 / Accepted: 5 March 2015 / Published: 31 March 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Metal Catalysts Recycling and Heterogeneous/Homogeneous Catalysis)
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Abstract

This review is focused on the strategies and designs of magnetic nanostructured catalysts showing the enhanced and sustainable catalytic performances for the heterogeneous reduction of nitoaromatics. Magnetic catalysts have the benefits of easy recovery and reuse after the completion of the reactions and green chemical processes. Magnetic separation, among the various procedures for removing catalysts, not only obviates the requirement of catalyst filtration or centrifugation after the completion of reactions, but also provides a practical technique for recycling the magnetized nanostructured catalysts. Consequently, discussions will address the methodologies and exemplars for the reusable magnetic composite catalysts. Because the synthesis of ideal magnetic nanostructured catalysts is of primary importance in the development of high-quality sustainable processes, the designs, preparation methods and recyclability of various recoverable magnetic nanostructured catalysts are emphasized. The representative methods and strategies for the synthesis of durable and reusable magnetic nanostructured catalysts are highlighted. The advantages, disadvantages, recyclability and the efficiency of the introduced heterogeneous systems have been explored in the reduction of nitrobenzene derivatives. View Full-Text
Keywords: reduction; nitroaromatic; nanostructure; heterogeneous catalysis; nanocatalyst; hydrogenation; catalyst; nitrobenzene; magnetic recycling reduction; nitroaromatic; nanostructure; heterogeneous catalysis; nanocatalyst; hydrogenation; catalyst; nitrobenzene; magnetic recycling
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Shokouhimehr, M. Magnetically Separable and Sustainable Nanostructured Catalysts for Heterogeneous Reduction of Nitroaromatics. Catalysts 2015, 5, 534-560.

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