Special Issue "Noble Metal Nanoparticles in Catalysis"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2017).
Interests: photocatalysis; organic chemistry; green chemistry; synthetic organic methodologies; catalysis of organic transformations with metal nanoparticles; multi-component reactions; heterocyclic molecule synthesis
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Since the beginning of the millennium, the field of noble-metal nanoparticle catalysis has emerged as one of the top subjects in scientific community. The spectacular properties of these nanoscale elements, such as tunable surface plasmon and photo thermal effects, excellent resistant to corrosion and air oxidation and lesser cytotoxicity, as well as their easy experimental realization make them excellent candidates for biological, opto-electronic and environmental related applications. Among them, Au, Pt and Ag nanoparticles can be taken as examples to demonstrate the relevance and diversity of catalytic functions that can be sustained by noble metals in general. In this Special Issue on “Noble Metal Nanoparticles in Catalysis” a series of original contributions made by leading experts in the field is expected to highlight recent advances and future perspectives of this emerging topic. These research articles are intended to cover various aspects of noble-metal nanoparticle science and technology, including synthesis, structural characterization, theoretical study and catalytic applications in a diverse range of reactions ranging from total synthesis of natural and pharmaceutical products, to water treatment and medicinal area, and to new organic transformations.
Prof. Dr. Ioannis N. Lykakis
Prof. Dr. Gerasimos S.Armatas
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- Gold nanoparticles
- Silver nanoparticles
- Platinum nanoparticles
- Green chemistry
- Nanostructured materials
- Hydrogen generation
- Redox organic trasnformations
- Biological and enviromental applications
- Medicinal applications