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Title: Synergistic effects in Fe nanoparticles doped with ppm levels of (Pd + Ni). A new catalyst for sustainable nitro group reductions

Abstract

A remarkable synergistic effect has been uncovered between ppm levels of Pd and Ni embedded within iron nanoparticles that leads to mild and selective catalytic reductions of nitro-containing aromatics and heteroaromatics in water at room temperature. NaBH4 serves as the source of inexpensive hydride. Broad substrate scope is documented, along with several other features including: low catalyst loading, low residual metal in the products, and recycling of the catalyst and reaction medium, highlight the green nature of this new technology.

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [3];  [3]; ORCiD logo [3]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; University of California; Santa Barbara; USA
  2. Novartis Pharma AG; Basel; Switzerland
  3. Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division; Argonne National Laboratory; Lemont; USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science - Office of Basic Energy Sciences - Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division; National Science Foundation (NSF)
OSTI Identifier:
1439866
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Green Chemistry
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 20; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1463-9262
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Pang, Haobo, Gallou, Fabrice, Sohn, Hyuntae, Camacho-Bunquin, Jeffrey, Delferro, Massimiliano, and Lipshutz, Bruce H. Synergistic effects in Fe nanoparticles doped with ppm levels of (Pd + Ni). A new catalyst for sustainable nitro group reductions. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1039/C7GC02991H.
Pang, Haobo, Gallou, Fabrice, Sohn, Hyuntae, Camacho-Bunquin, Jeffrey, Delferro, Massimiliano, & Lipshutz, Bruce H. Synergistic effects in Fe nanoparticles doped with ppm levels of (Pd + Ni). A new catalyst for sustainable nitro group reductions. United States. doi:10.1039/C7GC02991H.
Pang, Haobo, Gallou, Fabrice, Sohn, Hyuntae, Camacho-Bunquin, Jeffrey, Delferro, Massimiliano, and Lipshutz, Bruce H. Mon . "Synergistic effects in Fe nanoparticles doped with ppm levels of (Pd + Ni). A new catalyst for sustainable nitro group reductions". United States. doi:10.1039/C7GC02991H.
@article{osti_1439866,
title = {Synergistic effects in Fe nanoparticles doped with ppm levels of (Pd + Ni). A new catalyst for sustainable nitro group reductions},
author = {Pang, Haobo and Gallou, Fabrice and Sohn, Hyuntae and Camacho-Bunquin, Jeffrey and Delferro, Massimiliano and Lipshutz, Bruce H.},
abstractNote = {A remarkable synergistic effect has been uncovered between ppm levels of Pd and Ni embedded within iron nanoparticles that leads to mild and selective catalytic reductions of nitro-containing aromatics and heteroaromatics in water at room temperature. NaBH4 serves as the source of inexpensive hydride. Broad substrate scope is documented, along with several other features including: low catalyst loading, low residual metal in the products, and recycling of the catalyst and reaction medium, highlight the green nature of this new technology.},
doi = {10.1039/C7GC02991H},
journal = {Green Chemistry},
issn = {1463-9262},
number = 1,
volume = 20,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {1}
}

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