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Flow hydrogenation of p-nitrophenol with nano-Ag/Al2O3

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Herein, we report the first continuous-flow hydrogenation of p-nitrophenol to p-aminophenol with molecular hydrogen, as a reducing agent. This reaction converts a known pollutant into a high value product with only water as a by product, which is also the solvent. We employed Ag nanoparticles (<5 nm) supported on alumina, which were synthesized directly on low surface area alumina, avoiding the need for catalyst post-processing to confer the required nominal size for flow applications.

Graphical abstract: Flow hydrogenation of p-nitrophenol with nano-Ag/Al2O3

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Submitted
08 Jul 2016
Accepted
22 Aug 2016
First published
08 Sep 2016

RSC Adv., 2016,6, 87564-87568
Article type
Communication

Flow hydrogenation of p-nitrophenol with nano-Ag/Al2O3

C. Paun, G. Słowik, E. Lewin and J. Sá, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 87564
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA17512K

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