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Nanoparticles and Catalysis

Nanoparticles and Catalysis

Didier Astruc (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-62133-0

Jun 2008

663 pages



Written by international experts, this monograph combines two of the most important aspects of modern chemistry, presenting the latest knowledge on these environmental friendly applications.
This result is a comprehensive overview of the application of nanoparticles in catalysis, focusing on synthesis and the most important reaction types, providing all the information needed by catalytic, organic and solid state chemists, as well as those working with or on organometallics, materials scientists, and chemists in industry.
Transition-metal Nanoparticles in Catalysis: From Historical Background to the State of the Art
Surfactant-stabilized Nanoparticles as Catalyst Precursors -
Scientific Basis, Recent Developments and an Outlook
Nanoparticle-catalysts Based on Nanostructured Polymers
PAMAM-dendrimer Templated Catalysts
Aerogel-supported Nanoparticles in Catalysis
Transition-metal Catalysis in Imidazolium Ionic Liquids
Carbon and Silicon Nanotubes-containing Catalysis
Size-selective Synthesis of Nanostructured Metal- and Metal-oxide Colloids and their Use as Catalysts
Multimetallic Nanoparticles Prepared by Redox Processes Applied in Catalysis
The Role of Palladium Nanoparticles as Catalysts for Carbon-carbon Coupling Reactions
Rhodium and Ruthenium Nanoparticles in Catalysis
Supported Gold Nanoparticle as Oxidation Catalysts
Gold Nanoparticle Catalyzed Oxidation in Organic Chemistry
AuNP-catalyzed Propene Epoxidation by Dioxygen and Dihydrogen
Gold Nanoparticles: Recent Advances in CO Oxidation
NO Heterogeneous Catalysis Viewed from the Angle of Nanoparticles
Hydrocarbon Catalytic Reactivity of Supported Nanometallic Particles
Surface Organometallic Chemistry on Metallic NPs: Synthesis, Characterization and Application in Catalysis
""I strongly recommend this book to any researcher entering the interdisciplinary world of catalytic metal NP's.  There are many fine books on the subjects of nanotechnology and catalysis, but none addresses metal NP's and catalysis as directly, comprehensively, and usefully as Astruc's book."" (Angewandte Chemie, September 28, 2008)