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Issue 24, 2016
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The influence of the MOF shell thickness on the catalytic performance of composites made of inorganic (hollow) nanoparticles encapsulated into MOFs

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Abstract

Herein we report the encapsulation of hollow Pt or Pd nanoparticles into ZIF-8, making a series of composites in which the ZIF-8 shell thickness has been systematically varied. By using these composites as catalysts for the reduction of 4-nitrophenol and Eosin Y, we show that the MOF shell thickness plays a key role in the catalytic performance of this class of composites.

Graphical abstract: The influence of the MOF shell thickness on the catalytic performance of composites made of inorganic (hollow) nanoparticles encapsulated into MOFs

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The article was received on 29 Sep 2016, accepted on 31 Oct 2016 and first published on 31 Oct 2016


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C6CY02071B
Citation: Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016,6, 8388-8391

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    The influence of the MOF shell thickness on the catalytic performance of composites made of inorganic (hollow) nanoparticles encapsulated into MOFs

    A. Yazdi, F. Mercoçi, N. G. Bastús, I. Imaz, V. Puntes and D. Maspoch, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016, 6, 8388
    DOI: 10.1039/C6CY02071B

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