Bimetallic Nanoparticles in Alternative Solvents for Catalytic Purposes
AbstractBimetallic nanoparticles represent attractive catalytic systems thanks to the synergy between both partners at the atomic level, mainly induced by electronic effects which in turn are associated with the corresponding structures (alloy, core-shell, hetero-dimer). This type of engineered material can trigger changes in the kinetics of catalyzed processes by variations on the electrophilicity/nucleophilicity of the metal centers involved and also promote cooperative effects to foster organic transformations, including multi-component and multi-step processes. Solvents become a crucial factor in the conception of catalytic processes, not only due to their environmental impact, but also because they can preserve the bimetallic structure during the catalytic reaction and therefore increase the catalyst life-time. In this frame, the present review focuses on the recent works described in the literature concerning the synthesis of bimetallic nanoparticles in non-conventional solvents, i.e., other than common volatile compounds, for catalytic applications. View Full-Text
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Dang-Bao, T.; Pla, D.; Favier, I.; Gómez, M. Bimetallic Nanoparticles in Alternative Solvents for Catalytic Purposes. Catalysts 2017, 7, 207.
Dang-Bao T, Pla D, Favier I, Gómez M. Bimetallic Nanoparticles in Alternative Solvents for Catalytic Purposes. Catalysts. 2017; 7(7):207.Chicago/Turabian Style
Dang-Bao, Trung; Pla, Daniel; Favier, Isabelle; Gómez, Montserrat. 2017. "Bimetallic Nanoparticles in Alternative Solvents for Catalytic Purposes." Catalysts 7, no. 7: 207.
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