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Nanomaterials 2016, 6(3), 45; doi:10.3390/nano6030045

Atomic Layer Deposition of Pt Nanoparticles within the Cages of MIL-101: A Mild and Recyclable Hydrogenation Catalyst

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Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Center for Ordered Materials, Organometallics and Catalysis (COMOC), Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281-S3, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
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Department of Solid State Sciences, Conformal Coatings on Nanomaterials (CoCooN), Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281-S1, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
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EMAT, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, B-2020 Antwerp, Belgium
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Department of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry, Laboratory for Organic and Bioorganic Synthesis, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281-S4, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
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Academic Editors: Hermenegildo García and Sergio Navalón
Received: 1 February 2016 / Revised: 29 February 2016 / Accepted: 2 March 2016 / Published: 9 March 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nanoparticles for Catalysis)
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We present the in situ synthesis of Pt nanoparticles within MIL-101-Cr (MIL = Materials Institute Lavoisier) by means of atomic layer deposition (ALD). The obtained Pt@MIL-101 materials were characterized by means of N2 adsorption and X-ray powder diffraction (XRPD) measurements, showing that the structure of the metal organic framework was well preserved during the ALD deposition. X-ray fluorescence (XRF) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) analysis confirmed the deposition of highly dispersed Pt nanoparticles with sizes determined by the MIL-101-Cr pore sizes and with an increased Pt loading for an increasing number of ALD cycles. The Pt@MIL-101 material was examined as catalyst in the hydrogenation of different linear and cyclic olefins at room temperature, showing full conversion for each substrate. Moreover, even under solvent free conditions, full conversion of the substrate was observed. A high concentration test has been performed showing that the Pt@MIL-101 is stable for a long reaction time without loss of activity, crystallinity and with very low Pt leaching. View Full-Text
Keywords: metal organic frameworks; atomic layer deposition; platinum; hydrogenation metal organic frameworks; atomic layer deposition; platinum; hydrogenation
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Leus, K.; Dendooven, J.; Tahir, N.; Ramachandran, R.K.; Meledina, M.; Turner, S.; Van Tendeloo, G.; Goeman, J.L.; Van der Eycken, J.; Detavernier, C.; Van Der Voort, P. Atomic Layer Deposition of Pt Nanoparticles within the Cages of MIL-101: A Mild and Recyclable Hydrogenation Catalyst. Nanomaterials 2016, 6, 45.

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