Reduction of nitroaromatic compounds on supported gold nanoparticles by visible and ultraviolet light
Zhu, Huaiyong, Ke, Xuebin, Yang, Xuzhuang, Sarina, Sarina, & Liu, Hongwei (2010) Reduction of nitroaromatic compounds on supported gold nanoparticles by visible and ultraviolet light. Angewandte Chemie (International Edition), 49, pp. 9657-9661.
Shedding light: Nitroaromatic compounds on gold nanoparticles (3 wt %) supported on ZrO2 can be reduced directly to the corresponding azo compounds when illuminated with visible light or ultraviolet light at 40 °C (see picture). The process occurs with high selectivity and at ambient temperature and pressure, and enables the selection of intermediates that are unstable in thermal reactions.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||azo compounds, nanoparticles, photochemistry, reduction, surface plasmon resonance|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > CHEMICAL SCIENCE (030000) > ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (030100)|
|Divisions:||Past > Schools > Chemistry
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim|
|Deposited On:||10 Mar 2011 23:14|
|Last Modified:||22 Feb 2013 05:49|
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