Magnetically Separable, Carbon-Supported Nanocatalysts for the Manufacture of Fine Chemicals

Authors

  • Shik Chi Tsang Prof. Dr.,

    1. The Surface and Catalysis Research Centre, School of Chemistry, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AD, UK, Fax: (+44) 118-931-6632
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  • Valérie Caps Dr.,

    1. The Surface and Catalysis Research Centre, School of Chemistry, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AD, UK, Fax: (+44) 118-931-6632
    2. present address: CNRS, Institut de Recherches sur la Catalyse, 2 Avenue Albert Einstein, 69626 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
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  • Ioannis Paraskevas,

    1. The Surface and Catalysis Research Centre, School of Chemistry, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AD, UK, Fax: (+44) 118-931-6632
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  • David Chadwick Prof. Dr.,

    1. Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology, Imperial College of Sciences, Technology and Medicine, Prince Consort Road, London, SW7 2AZ, UK
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  • David Thompsett Dr.

    1. Johnson Matthey Technology Centre, Blounts Court, Sonning Common, Reading, RG4 9NH, UK
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  • This initial work was part of an Institute of Applied Catalysis (iAc (UK)) Foresight Challenge project. We thank the members of iAc steering panels, Professors C. Adams, C. Gent, D. Jackson, P. Davy (Quest Chemicals), and R. Burch (Queen's University of Belfast) for useful discussions and project guidance. S.C.T. would also like to acknowledge further financial support from Johnson Matthey and the EPSRC (GR/N21727). Dr. H. Hobson and Dr. P. Morrall are acknowledged for recording the XRD measurements and XPS spectra, respectively.

Abstract

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Das Beste aus beiden Welten: Vorgestellt wird die Synthese von kohlenstoffverkapselten eisenbasierten magnetischen Nanopartikeln (siehe Bild: links TEM-Aufnahme, rechts Modell). Mit solchen kleinen Katalysatoren, die über makroskopische magnetische Eigenschaften verfügen, lassen sich die Vorteile von homogenen oder kolloidalen und heterogenen Katalysatoren kombinieren.

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