Pd-nanoparticles stabilized by pyridine-functionalized poly(ethylene glycol) as catalyst for the aerobic oxidation of α,β-unsaturated alcohols in water

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Correspondence to: W. Oberhauser (E-mail: werner.oberhauser@iccom.cnr.it) or M. Frediani (E-mail: marco.frediani@unifi.it)

Abstract

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The reduction of a bis-cationic Pd(II) complex bearing functionalized poly(ethylene glycol) brings about the formation of Pd-nanoparticles of 6.33 ±1.40 nm, which are a stable and recyclable catalyst for the aerobic oxidation of α,β-unsaturated alcohols.

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