Electronic Metal–Support Interactions in Single-Atom Catalysts
Pingping Hu, Zhiwei Huang, Dr. Zakariae Amghouz, Prof. Michiel Makkee, Fei Xu, Prof. Freek Kapteijn, Dr. Alla Dikhtiarenko, Yaxin Chen, Dr. Xiao Gu and Prof. Xingfu Tang
Article first published online: 5 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/anie.201309248
Electronic metal–support interactions (EMSI): A supported single-atom silver catalyst with a controllable electronic state has been developed. An electronic perturbation of the catalytic sites that is induced by subtle changes in the structure of the support has a crucial influence on the intrinsic reactivity of the catalyst.