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Highly Efficient Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols Using a Recoverable Catalyst: The Role of Mesoporous Channels of SBA-15 in Stabilizing Palladium Nanoparticles

Babak Karimi*, Sedigheh Abedi, James H. Clark, Vitaly Budarin

*Department of Chemistry, Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS), PO. Box 45195-1159, Gava Zang, Zanjan (Iran), Email:

B. Karimi, S. Abedi, J. H. Clark, V. Budarin, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2006, 45, 4776-4779.

DOI: 10.1002/anie.200504359

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A new, highly recoverable palladium-based catalyst for the aerobic oxidation of alcohols combines an organic ligand and mesoporous channels that led to enhanced activity, prevention of agglomeration and the generation of a durable catalyst.

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Key Words

Aldehydes, Ketones, Aerobic Oxidation, Alcohols, Mesoporous Materials, Nanoparticles, Palladium

ID: J66-Y2006-3200