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Preparation, Characterization and Catalytic Activity of Nickel Molybdate (NiMoO4) Nanoparticles

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Chemistry Department, College of Science, Taibah University, Almadinah 30002, Saudia Arabia
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Département Sciences de la nature, Cégep de Drummondville, 960 rue Saint-Georges, Drummondville, QC J2C 6A2, Canada
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Molecules 2018, 23(2), 273; https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules23020273
Received: 13 January 2018 / Revised: 25 January 2018 / Accepted: 27 January 2018 / Published: 29 January 2018
Nickel molybdate (NiMoO4) nanoparticles were synthesized via calcination of an oxalate complex in static air at 500 °C. The oxalate complex was analyzed by thermal gravimetric analysis (TGA) and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR). The as-synthesized nickel molybdate was characterized by Brunauer–Emmett–Teller technique (BET), X-ray diffraction (XRD), and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and its catalytic efficiency was tested in the reduction reaction of the three-nitrophenol isomers. The nickel molybdate displays a very high activity in the catalytic reduction of the nitro functional group to an amino. The reduction progress was controlled using Ultraviolet-Visible (UV-Vis) absorption. View Full-Text
Keywords: nickel molybdate; nanoparticles; catalysis; reduction of nitrophenol nickel molybdate; nanoparticles; catalysis; reduction of nitrophenol
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Oudghiri-Hassani, H.; Al Wadaani, F. Preparation, Characterization and Catalytic Activity of Nickel Molybdate (NiMoO4) Nanoparticles. Molecules 2018, 23, 273.

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