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A versatile approach for decorating 2D nanomaterials with Pd or Pt nanoparticles

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Abstract

Bubbling H2 into colloidal suspensions of 2D sheets of graphene or h-BN stabilised in water with p-phosphonic acid calix[8]arene, and pre-treated to bind Pd(II) or Pt(IV) species to their surfaces, is effective in decorating the material with nanoparticles of the noble metals approximately 5 nm in diameter.

Graphical abstract: A versatile approach for decorating 2D nanomaterials with Pd or Pt nanoparticles

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The article was received on 18 Oct 2012, accepted on 13 Nov 2012 and first published on 14 Nov 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC37606G
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 1160-1162
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    A versatile approach for decorating 2D nanomaterials with Pd or Pt nanoparticles

    X. Chen, W. Zang, K. Vimalanathan, K. S. Iyer and C. L. Raston, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 1160
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC37606G

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