Nanotech 2008 Vol. 1
Nanotech 2008 Vol. 1
Nanotechnology 2008: Materials, Fabrication, Particles, and Characterization - Technical Proceedings of the 2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 1

Nanoparticles & Applications Chapter 5

Molecular approach for the synthesis of supported nanoparticles on active carbon using noble metal clusters

Authors: C. Willocq, D. Vidick, S. Hermans, A. Delcorte, P. Bertrand, V. Dubois, M. Devillers

Affilation: Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Pages: 807 - 810

Keywords: clusters, nanoparticles, palladium, ruthenium, carbon, catalysis

A molecular approach was envisaged for the preparation of nanoparticles supported on carbon. The support was first treated in order to build suitable anchors for organometallic compounds on the surface. Palladium clusters of various nuclearities were then grafted, and after a gentle thermal activation, homogeneously dispersed supported nanoparticles of 1-10 nm in size were obtained. These particles displayed an activity in hydrogenation catalysis.

ISBN: 978-1-4200-8503-7
Pages: 1,118
Hardcopy: $159.95

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