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Issue 7, 2011
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Rh(0) colloids supported on TiO2: a highly active and pertinent tandem in neat water for the hydrogenation of aromatics

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Abstract

TiO2-supported Rh(0) nanoparticles were easily prepared in one step without calcination by a room temperature impregnation of the inorganic support with a prestabilized colloidal Rh(0) suspension. They are highly active and reusable catalysts for the hydrogenation of aromatics and chloroanisole derivatives in neat water with TOFs up to 33000 h−1. The comparison with the analogous silica system Rh@SiO2 was discussed showing higher catalytic selectivities and activities with Rh(0) colloids supported on TiO2.

Graphical abstract: Rh(0) colloids supported on TiO2: a highly active and pertinent tandem in neat water for the hydrogenation of aromatics

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The article was received on 20 Dec 2010, accepted on 15 Mar 2011 and first published on 13 Apr 2011


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00931H
Citation: Green Chem., 2011,13, 1766-1771
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    Rh(0) colloids supported on TiO2: a highly active and pertinent tandem in neat water for the hydrogenation of aromatics

    C. Hubert, E. G. Bilé, A. Denicourt-Nowicki and A. Roucoux, Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1766
    DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00931H

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