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Title: Tuning the Selectivity of Single-Site Supported Metal Catalysts with Ionic Liquids

1,3-Dialkylimidazolium ionic liquid coatings act as electron donors, increasing the selectivity for partial hydrogenation of 1,3-butadiene catalyzed by iridium complexes supported on high-surface-area γ-Al 2O 3. High-energy-resolution fluorescence detection X-ray absorption near-edge structure (HERFD XANES) measurements quantify the electron donation and are correlated with the catalytic activity and selectivity. Furthermore, the results demonstrate broad opportunities to tune electronic environments and catalytic properties of atomically dispersed supported metal catalysts.
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  1. Koc Univ., Istanbul (Turkey)
  2. Univ. of California, Davis, CA (United States)
  3. Univ. of California, Davis, CA (United States); SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
  4. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-76SF00515; FG02-04ER15513; 113M552
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
ACS Catalysis
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 7; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 2155-5435
American Chemical Society (ACS)
Research Org:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; atomically dispersed supported metal catalyst; HERFD XANES; Ionic liquid; SCILL; selective hydrogenation of 1,3-butadiene
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