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Au-based bimetallic nanoparticles for the intramolecular aminoalkene hydroamination

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Abstract

Bimetallic Au-based nanoparticles (Au–M where M = Pt, Pd, Cu, Ni), synthesized by simultaneous reduction of the Au salt with noble/non-noble metal salts, exhibit a high activity for the aminoalkene (2,2-diphenylpent-4-en-1-amine) hydroamination affording the 5-membered Markovnikov product. Even though the particle size and morphology of Au–M nanoparticles are comparable to the corresponding monometallic Au nanoparticles, Au–M nanoparticles display superior catalytic activity, where the selectivity for the formation of the hydroaminated product depends on the alloying metal component in the bimetallic Au nanoparticle catalyst.

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Submitted
08 Mar 2013
Accepted
23 May 2013
First published
14 Jun 2013

Dalton Trans., 2013,42, 10404-10408
Article type
Communication

Au-based bimetallic nanoparticles for the intramolecular aminoalkene hydroamination

S. K. Singh, M. Yadav, S. Behrens and P. W. Roesky, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 10404
DOI: 10.1039/C3DT50652E

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