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Title: Identifying the role of N-heteroatom location in the activity of metal catalysts for alcohol oxidation

Here, this work focuses on understanding how the bonding of nitrogen heteroatoms contained on/in a activated carbon support influence the stability and reactivity of a supported Pd catalyst for the oxidation of alcohols in solution. The results show that simply adding N groups via solution chemistry is insufficient to improve catalytic properties. Instead a strongly bound N moiety is required to activate the catalyst and stabilize the metal particles.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [1] ;  [1]
  1. Univ. degli Studi di Milano via Golgi, Milano (Italy)
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
ChemCatChem
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 7; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 1867-3880
Publisher:
ChemPubSoc Europe
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; nitrogen functionalization; activated carbon; Pd nanoparticles; alcohol oxidation
OSTI Identifier:
1185380

Chan-Thaw, Carine E., Veith, Gabriel M., Villa, Alberto, and Prati, Laura. Identifying the role of N-heteroatom location in the activity of metal catalysts for alcohol oxidation. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1002/cctc.201402951.
Chan-Thaw, Carine E., Veith, Gabriel M., Villa, Alberto, & Prati, Laura. Identifying the role of N-heteroatom location in the activity of metal catalysts for alcohol oxidation. United States. doi:10.1002/cctc.201402951.
Chan-Thaw, Carine E., Veith, Gabriel M., Villa, Alberto, and Prati, Laura. 2015. "Identifying the role of N-heteroatom location in the activity of metal catalysts for alcohol oxidation". United States. doi:10.1002/cctc.201402951. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1185380.
@article{osti_1185380,
title = {Identifying the role of N-heteroatom location in the activity of metal catalysts for alcohol oxidation},
author = {Chan-Thaw, Carine E. and Veith, Gabriel M. and Villa, Alberto and Prati, Laura},
abstractNote = {Here, this work focuses on understanding how the bonding of nitrogen heteroatoms contained on/in a activated carbon support influence the stability and reactivity of a supported Pd catalyst for the oxidation of alcohols in solution. The results show that simply adding N groups via solution chemistry is insufficient to improve catalytic properties. Instead a strongly bound N moiety is required to activate the catalyst and stabilize the metal particles.},
doi = {10.1002/cctc.201402951},
journal = {ChemCatChem},
number = 8,
volume = 7,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {4}
}