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Poly(ethylene glycol) Stabilized Mesoporous Metal–Organic Framework Nanocrystals: Efficient and Durable Catalysts for the Oxidation of Benzyl Alcohol

Authors

  • Zhimin Xue,

    1. Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Science, CAS Key Laboratory of Colloid and Interface and Chemical Thermodynamics, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
    2. Department of Chemistry, Renmin University of China (China)
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  • Prof. Jianling Zhang,

    Corresponding author
    1. Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Science, CAS Key Laboratory of Colloid and Interface and Chemical Thermodynamics, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
    • Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Science, CAS Key Laboratory of Colloid and Interface and Chemical Thermodynamics, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)

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  • Li Peng,

    1. Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Science, CAS Key Laboratory of Colloid and Interface and Chemical Thermodynamics, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
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  • Prof. Buxing Han,

    1. Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Science, CAS Key Laboratory of Colloid and Interface and Chemical Thermodynamics, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
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  • Dr. Tiancheng Mu,

    1. Department of Chemistry, Renmin University of China (China)
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  • Dr. Jianshen Li,

    1. Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Science, CAS Key Laboratory of Colloid and Interface and Chemical Thermodynamics, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
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  • Guanying Yang

    1. Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Science, CAS Key Laboratory of Colloid and Interface and Chemical Thermodynamics, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
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Abstract

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Active, selective, and stable: The fabrication of uniform mesoporous Cu3(BTC)2 (BTC: 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylate) nanocrystals with tunable size and porosity is reported. The as-synthesized Cu3(BTC)2 structures show high activity, selectivity, and stability for the aerobic oxidation of benzyl alcohol to aldehyde.

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