Themed collection Emerging Investigator Series

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Radical umpolung chemistry enabled by dual catalysis: concept and recent advances

We present a perspective on recent advances in radical umpolung chemistry; some selected examples in this area have been highlighted.

Graphical abstract: Radical umpolung chemistry enabled by dual catalysis: concept and recent advances
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Open Access Communication

Probing current density distribution over a catalyst layer at the micrometer scale in a water electrolyzer

The current density distribution over the catalyst layer was detected using a developed RuO2 probe.

Graphical abstract: Probing current density distribution over a catalyst layer at the micrometer scale in a water electrolyzer
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Communication

Tuning interfaces between Cu and oxide via atomic layer deposition method for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol

The specific Cu/10c-ZnO/CeO2 catalyst was designed using the atomic layer deposition method and the Cu+–Zn0–Ce4+ structure is the active site for methanol synthesis from CO2 hydrogenation.

Graphical abstract: Tuning interfaces between Cu and oxide via atomic layer deposition method for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol
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Communication

Robust palladium catalysts on nickel foam for highly efficient hydrogenations

The combination of a polydopamine interface, solvothermal seeding of Pd(OAc)2, and ALD Al2O3 overcoat enables the formation of evenly-coated, ultralow Pd loading Ni foam monolith materials.

Graphical abstract: Robust palladium catalysts on nickel foam for highly efficient hydrogenations
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Communication

Understanding the geometric and basicity effects of organic polymer modifiers on Ru/TiO2 catalysts for CO2 hydrogenation to hydrocarbons

Modifying inorganic catalysts with basic organic moieties effectively enhances their CO2 hydrogenation activity through CO2 activation, but the effect on C–C coupling rates and selectivity is not as straightforward.

Graphical abstract: Understanding the geometric and basicity effects of organic polymer modifiers on Ru/TiO2 catalysts for CO2 hydrogenation to hydrocarbons
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Communication

The reaction of HV(CO)4dppe with MoO3: a well-defined model of hydrogen spillover

Hydrogen spillover is mechanistically poorly understood, due to the H˙ donor complexity.

Graphical abstract: The reaction of HV(CO)4dppe with MoO3: a well-defined model of hydrogen spillover
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Communication

Ruthenium-catalysed oxidative coupling of vinyl derivatives and application in tandem hydrogenation

The first ruthenium-catalyzed oxidative homo- and cross-coupling of exclusive vinyl derivatives giving highly valued 1,3-diene building blocks is reported. In situ ruthenium-catalyzed hydrogenation afforded relevant adipic acid ester derivatives.

Graphical abstract: Ruthenium-catalysed oxidative coupling of vinyl derivatives and application in tandem hydrogenation
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Communication

An in vitro–in vivo sequential cascade for the synthesis of iminosugars from aldoses

Here, we report a chemoenzymatic approach for the preparation of a small panel of biologically important iminosugars from readily available aldoses, employing a transaminase in combination with Gluconobacter oxydans whole cells.

Graphical abstract: An in vitro–in vivo sequential cascade for the synthesis of iminosugars from aldoses
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Communication

Silica-decorated Ni–Zn alloy as a highly active and selective catalyst for acetylene semihydrogenation

A highly active and selective Ni-based catalyst for acetylene semihydrogenation was developed by combining the silica-decoration methodology and alloying with Zn, of which the specific activity was two times higher than the highest ever reported.

Graphical abstract: Silica-decorated Ni–Zn alloy as a highly active and selective catalyst for acetylene semihydrogenation
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Photocatalytic ethene synthesis from ethane dehydrogenation with high selectivity by ZnO-supported Pt nanoparticles

A Pt/ZnO photocatalyst is efficient and reusable for ethene production from ethane dehydrogenation with simulated sunlight, affording outstanding C2H4 productivity of 867.8 μmol h−1 g−1 and selectivity of 97.56%.

Graphical abstract: Photocatalytic ethene synthesis from ethane dehydrogenation with high selectivity by ZnO-supported Pt nanoparticles
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Assessing the effects of dealumination and bifunctionalization on 8-membered ring zeolite/zeo-type materials in the methanol-to-olefin catalytic process

C2–C4 shorter olefins, particularly ethylene and propylene, are crucial building blocks in modern petrochemical, polymer, and chemical industries.

Graphical abstract: Assessing the effects of dealumination and bifunctionalization on 8-membered ring zeolite/zeo-type materials in the methanol-to-olefin catalytic process
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Novel-ordered hierarchical ZSM-5 zeolite with interconnected macro–meso–microporosity for the enhanced methanol to aromatics reaction

The methanol to aromatics (MTA) process is an attractive non-petroleum route to produce high-value aromatics but suffers from a high rate of carbon deposition and deactivation and relatively low BTX selectivity.

Graphical abstract: Novel-ordered hierarchical ZSM-5 zeolite with interconnected macro–meso–microporosity for the enhanced methanol to aromatics reaction
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Open Access Paper

Development of a multi-enzyme cascade for 2′3′-cGAMP synthesis from nucleosides

A five-enzyme cascade was developed for the synthesis of the cyclic dinucleotide 2′3′-cGAMP from nucleosides in seven reaction steps.

Graphical abstract: Development of a multi-enzyme cascade for 2′3′-cGAMP synthesis from nucleosides
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Role of the heptagonal channel of crystalline Mo3VOx catalyst for the selective oxidation of acrolein and methacrolein

Crystalline orthorhombic Mo3VOx (MoVO) is a promising catalyst for the selective oxidation of acrolein and methacrolein. These oxidations occur on the heptagonal channel, while the catalysis field was different. This difference resulted in a significant difference in the catalytic activity.

Graphical abstract: Role of the heptagonal channel of crystalline Mo3VOx catalyst for the selective oxidation of acrolein and methacrolein
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Breaking the activity and stability bottlenecks for acid hydrogen evolution by strong metal–support interaction between Pt nanoparticles and amorphous MoOx

An acid hydrogen evolution electrocatalyst with ultralow overpotential and 100 h stability was synthesized via simple impregnation-annealing method.

Graphical abstract: Breaking the activity and stability bottlenecks for acid hydrogen evolution by strong metal–support interaction between Pt nanoparticles and amorphous MoOx
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Selective vapor-phase formation of dimethylformamide via oxidative coupling of methanol and dimethylamine over bimetallic catalysts

Selective dimethylformamide formation occurs over PdAu; reactivity and selectivity are sensitive to Pd : Au ratio. Reaction kinetics suggest a crowded surface and that beneficial effects of surface hydroxyls are induced by co-feeding water.

Graphical abstract: Selective vapor-phase formation of dimethylformamide via oxidative coupling of methanol and dimethylamine over bimetallic catalysts
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Open Access Paper

Using BpyAla to generate copper artificial metalloenzymes: a catalytic and structural study

Changing the synthetic strategy to access artificial metalloenzymes containing Cu–bipyridine active sites, changes the enantioselectivity in a Friedel–Crafts alkylation.

Graphical abstract: Using BpyAla to generate copper artificial metalloenzymes: a catalytic and structural study
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Probing the nanoscale driving forces for adsorbate-induced Rh50Pd50 nanoparticle reconstruction via mean-field models of multi-faceted nanoparticles

Adsorbate-induced bimetallic nanoparticle reconstruction via mean-field models.

Graphical abstract: Probing the nanoscale driving forces for adsorbate-induced Rh50Pd50 nanoparticle reconstruction via mean-field models of multi-faceted nanoparticles
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Cyano-modified poly(triazine imide) with extended π-conjugation for photocatalytic biological cofactor regeneration

A unique extended π-conjugated system of cyano-modified PTI is strategically developed for biological cofactor regeneration.

Graphical abstract: Cyano-modified poly(triazine imide) with extended π-conjugation for photocatalytic biological cofactor regeneration
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Determining the potential-dependent identity of methane adsorbates at Pt electrodes using EC-MS

Electrochemical mass spectrometry was used to determine the potential-dependent identity of surface intermediates formed in electrochemical methane utilization reactions.

Graphical abstract: Determining the potential-dependent identity of methane adsorbates at Pt electrodes using EC-MS
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General synthesis of carbon-guarded cobalt-based nanospheres for oxygen reduction electrocatalysis

We construct carbon-guarded cobalt-based nanospheres composed of metal nanoparticles encased in a nitrogen doped carbon shell (M@NC NP), as efficient ORR catalysts.

Graphical abstract: General synthesis of carbon-guarded cobalt-based nanospheres for oxygen reduction electrocatalysis
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Three-dimensional ordered macroporous cerium–manganese composite oxide for NO oxidation

Three-dimensional ordered microporous cerium–manganese composite oxide catalysts with different cerium–manganese ratios were prepared by a sol–gel method for NO oxidation and soot combustion.

Graphical abstract: Three-dimensional ordered macroporous cerium–manganese composite oxide for NO oxidation
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Mechanistic insights into the conversion of polyalcohols over Brønsted acid sites

We combine computational and experimental methods to study the acid-catalyzed conversion of polyalcohols to provide insights into the selective functionalization and conversion of multi-layered plastic films.

Graphical abstract: Mechanistic insights into the conversion of polyalcohols over Brønsted acid sites
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Theoretical assessments of Pd–PdO phase transformation and its impacts on H2O2 synthesis and decomposition pathways

This work highlights how Pd–O arrangements and particle sizes impact primary H2O2 selectivities and yields in its direct synthesis.

Graphical abstract: Theoretical assessments of Pd–PdO phase transformation and its impacts on H2O2 synthesis and decomposition pathways
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Open Access Paper

FEFOS: a method to derive oxide formation energies from oxidation states

Herein we report an interpretable, computationally efficient method to forecast formation energies from oxidation states of binary oxides from unary oxide entries in Materials Project. This new method is envisioned to guide inverse catalyst design.

Graphical abstract: FEFOS: a method to derive oxide formation energies from oxidation states
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Open Access Paper

A computational investigation of the decomposition of acetic acid in H-SSZ-13 and its role in the initiation of the MTO process

The zeolite-catalyzed reaction of acetic acid is important in the direct utilization of biomass and also plays a role in the reactivity of oxygenates in the methanol-to-olefins (MTO) process.

Graphical abstract: A computational investigation of the decomposition of acetic acid in H-SSZ-13 and its role in the initiation of the MTO process
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Large changes in hydricity as a function of charge and not metal in (PNP)M–H (de)hydrogenation catalysts that undergo metal–ligand cooperativity

Ligand pKa and metal hydricity scale with one another in (de)hydrogenation catalysts that undergo metal–ligand cooperativity, irrespective of metal or ligand identity. Anionic hydrides are significantly more hydridic than their neutral counterparts.

Graphical abstract: Large changes in hydricity as a function of charge and not metal in (PNP)M–H (de)hydrogenation catalysts that undergo metal–ligand cooperativity
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Open Access Paper

Benign catalytic oxidation of potato starch using a homogeneous binuclear manganese catalyst and hydrogen peroxide

A greener method for attaining oxidized starch with desired pasting properties via manganese catalysis and using hydrogen peroxide as oxidant.

Graphical abstract: Benign catalytic oxidation of potato starch using a homogeneous binuclear manganese catalyst and hydrogen peroxide
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Chitosan-derived carbon supported CoO combined with CdS facilitates visible light catalytic hydrogen evolution

A heterostructured photocatalyst CC-2-300 composed of a biomass chitosan-derived carbon material (CNC), CoO and CdS exhibits a remarkable reaction rate (10.60 mmol gcat−1 h−1) towards photocatalytic hydrogen evolution under visible light irradiation.

Graphical abstract: Chitosan-derived carbon supported CoO combined with CdS facilitates visible light catalytic hydrogen evolution
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Hydrocarboxylation of methanol to methyl acetate using rhodium and ruthenium nanoparticles supported on titanate nanotubes as catalysts: infrared spectroscopy study

Direct conversion of CO2 and H2 to methyl acetate via the methanol hydrocarboxylation catalyzed by titanate nanotube-supported Rh and Ru catalysts: infrared spectroscopy evidence of surface species.

Graphical abstract: Hydrocarboxylation of methanol to methyl acetate using rhodium and ruthenium nanoparticles supported on titanate nanotubes as catalysts: infrared spectroscopy study
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A computational mechanistic study of CH hydroxylation with mononuclear copper–oxygen complexes

A computational study of methane hydroxylation by oxygen-bound monocopper complexes.

Graphical abstract: A computational mechanistic study of CH hydroxylation with mononuclear copper–oxygen complexes
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Soluble and reusable polymer-based catalysts with Brønsted and Lewis acidity for the one-pot synthesis of hydroxymethylfurfural from glucose

One-pot synthesis of hydroxymethylfurfural from glucose using polymer-based catalysts with Brønsted and Lewis acidity.

Graphical abstract: Soluble and reusable polymer-based catalysts with Brønsted and Lewis acidity for the one-pot synthesis of hydroxymethylfurfural from glucose
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N-Formylation of amines utilizing CO2 by a heterogeneous metal–organic framework supported single-site cobalt catalyst

Single-site cobalt-hydride supported on oxo-nodes of a porous aluminium metal–organic framework is a chemoselective and reusable catalyst for N-formylation of amines using CO2.

Graphical abstract: N-Formylation of amines utilizing CO2 by a heterogeneous metal–organic framework supported single-site cobalt catalyst
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Open Access Paper

Effect of SO2 poisoning on undoped and doped Mn-based catalysts for selective catalytic reduction of NO

In real mobile applications, deactivation of Mn-based catalysts by SO2 is severe and catalysts underperform at temperatures below 200 °C. SO2 deactivates the catalysts' redox function and regeneration is cumbersome.

Graphical abstract: Effect of SO2 poisoning on undoped and doped Mn-based catalysts for selective catalytic reduction of NO
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Selective production of formate over a CuO electrocatalyst by electrochemical and photoelectrochemical biomass valorisation

CuO acts as a selective (a) electrocatalyst for electrochemical formate production from various biomass wastes and (b) a cocatalyst on a hematite photoanode for photoelectrochemical formate production from glucose.

Graphical abstract: Selective production of formate over a CuO electrocatalyst by electrochemical and photoelectrochemical biomass valorisation
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Catlas: an automated framework for catalyst discovery demonstrated for direct syngas conversion

Catlas may be used with off-the-shelf pretrained models to explore large design spaces for catalyst discovery and has been used here to identify promising materials for the direct conversion of syngas to multi-carbon oxygenates.

Graphical abstract: Catlas: an automated framework for catalyst discovery demonstrated for direct syngas conversion
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Selective olefin production on silica based iron catalysts in Fischer–Tropsch synthesis

Mixed phases of Fe3O4 and Fe5C2, interacting properly with SiO2, produce highly selective olefins from syngas.

Graphical abstract: Selective olefin production on silica based iron catalysts in Fischer–Tropsch synthesis
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Anodization of large area Ti: a versatile material for caffeine photodegradation and hydrogen production

Facile, single-step, and scalable fabrication of large-area (∼20 cm2) TiO2 nanostructures (TNS) with promising photocatalytic activity and hydrogen production rate under UVA light was carried out via electrochemical anodization.

Graphical abstract: Anodization of large area Ti: a versatile material for caffeine photodegradation and hydrogen production
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Environmentally benign general synthesis of nonconsecutive carbon-coated RuP2 porous microsheets as efficient bifunctional electrocatalysts under neutral conditions for energy-saving H2 production in hybrid water electrolysis

A nonconsecutive carbon-coated RuP2 porous microsheet (RuP2@InC-MS) with bifunctionality for HzOR and HER is realized. DFT calculations evidence that C is more thermoneutral for HER while Ru boosts the dehydrogenation kinetics during HzOR process.

Graphical abstract: Environmentally benign general synthesis of nonconsecutive carbon-coated RuP2 porous microsheets as efficient bifunctional electrocatalysts under neutral conditions for energy-saving H2 production in hybrid water electrolysis
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Open Access Paper

Tuning the catalytic acidity in Al2O3 nanofibers with mordenite nanocrystals for dehydration reactions

The chemical and structural properties of Al2O3 are tuned for dehydration reactions. The synergy between the structured Al2O3 shaped as nanofiber and the acid site nature of the zeolite mordenite in the nanofiber improves the dehydration reaction.

Graphical abstract: Tuning the catalytic acidity in Al2O3 nanofibers with mordenite nanocrystals for dehydration reactions
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Kinetic Monte Carlo simulations of the dry reforming of methane catalyzed by the Ru (0001) surface based on density functional theory calculations

This study shows the main pathways for the DRM reaction and the competitive RWGS reaction upon changing reaction conditions, displaying the importance of including lateral–lateral interactions to describe the reaction in agreement with the experiment.

Graphical abstract: Kinetic Monte Carlo simulations of the dry reforming of methane catalyzed by the Ru (0001) surface based on density functional theory calculations
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Synthesis of sterically encumbered di- and triarylamines by palladium-catalysed C–N coupling reactions under mild reaction conditions

A simple Pd-catalyzed C–N coupling protocol for the formation of diarylamines as well as bulky triarylamines under mild reaction conditions has been developed based using a single ylide-substituted phosphine ligand.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of sterically encumbered di- and triarylamines by palladium-catalysed C–N coupling reactions under mild reaction conditions
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Open Access Paper

Highly active heterogeneous hydrogenation catalysts prepared from cobalt complexes and rice husk waste

Highly active heterogeneous catalysts for the hydrogenation of nitro compounds were made by pyrolysis of rice husk waste impregnated with cobalt complexes followed by base-treatment. The catalysts show high selectivity and broad substrate scope.

Graphical abstract: Highly active heterogeneous hydrogenation catalysts prepared from cobalt complexes and rice husk waste
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Competition between metal-catalysed electroreduction of dinitrogen, protons, and nitrogen oxides: a DFT perspective

Metals are common electrocatalysts for N2-into-NH3 reduction. In protic media, H+ competes with N2 to be reduced into H2. NOx, common air pollutants, are predicted to be more selectively converted into NH3 than N2, and even more than H+ into H2.

Graphical abstract: Competition between metal-catalysed electroreduction of dinitrogen, protons, and nitrogen oxides: a DFT perspective
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Open Access Paper

Tailoring graphene-supported Ru nanoparticles by functionalization with pyrene-tagged N-heterocyclic carbenes

Controlling the reactivity and stability of graphene-supported Ru NPs by modifying their surface with pyrene-tagged N-heterocyclic carbene ligands.

Graphical abstract: Tailoring graphene-supported Ru nanoparticles by functionalization with pyrene-tagged N-heterocyclic carbenes
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Asymmetric hydroamination with far fewer chiral species than copper centers achieved by tuning the structure of supramolecular helical catalysts

Mixing a BTA ligand (in black), a “sergeant” (in blue) and an achiral BTA additive (in orange) affords the amination product in 75% e.e. even though only one “sergeant” for ca. 10 copper centers are present in the supramolecular helical catalyst.

Graphical abstract: Asymmetric hydroamination with far fewer chiral species than copper centers achieved by tuning the structure of supramolecular helical catalysts
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Mechanistic investigation of a visible light mediated dehalogenation/cyclisation reaction using iron(III), iridium(III) and ruthenium(II) photosensitizers

The identification of reaction mechanisms unique to the iron, ruthenium, and iridium PS represents progress towards the long-sought goal of utilizing earth-abundant, first-row transition metals for emerging energy and environmental applications.

Graphical abstract: Mechanistic investigation of a visible light mediated dehalogenation/cyclisation reaction using iron(iii), iridium(iii) and ruthenium(ii) photosensitizers
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Mechanistic studies of NH3-assisted reduction of mononuclear Cu(II) cation sites in Cu-CHA zeolites

Spectroscopic, titrimetric, and gas-phase product analysis methods reveal a six-electron process for NH3-assisted reduction of mononuclear Cu(II) sites to Cu(I) in Cu-CHA zeolites of different Cu(II) site speciation and density.

Graphical abstract: Mechanistic studies of NH3-assisted reduction of mononuclear Cu(ii) cation sites in Cu-CHA zeolites
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Electrocatalytic nitrate reduction on rhodium sulfide compared to Pt and Rh in the presence of chloride

Chloride poisoning is a serious problem for the electrocatalytic reduction of aqueous nitrate (NO3) and improved electrocatalysts are needed.

Graphical abstract: Electrocatalytic nitrate reduction on rhodium sulfide compared to Pt and Rh in the presence of chloride
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Real-time observation of the effect of oxygen storage materials on Pd-based three-way catalysts under ideal automobile exhaust conditions: an operando study

The dynamic behavior of Pd species and the CeO2 support of 1 wt% Pd/Al2O3 and Pd/CeO2 catalysts during three-way catalysis was examined in real time with operando multi-probe analysis.

Graphical abstract: Real-time observation of the effect of oxygen storage materials on Pd-based three-way catalysts under ideal automobile exhaust conditions: an operando study
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Catalytic oxidation of methane to methanol over Cu-CHA with molecular oxygen

Catalytic production of CH3OH in a CH4–O2–H2O flow reaction is improved using Cu-CHA having improved redox property involved in the C–H activation of CH4.

Graphical abstract: Catalytic oxidation of methane to methanol over Cu-CHA with molecular oxygen
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Open Access Paper

Are rate and selectivity correlated in iridium-catalysed hydrogen isotope exchange reactions?

We have qualitatively examined the relationship between reaction rate and reaction selectivity in iridium-catalysed hydrogen isotope exchange (HIE) reactions directed by Lewis basic functional groups.

Graphical abstract: Are rate and selectivity correlated in iridium-catalysed hydrogen isotope exchange reactions?
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Reaction pathways and deactivation mechanisms of isostructural Cr and Fe MIL-101 during liquid-phase styrene oxidation by hydrogen peroxide

Isostructural MIL-101(Cr, Fe) is investigated as a modular platform to quantify differences in reactivity, selectivity, and deactivation as functions of intrinsic material properties for styrene oxidation by hydrogen peroxide at mild conditions.

Graphical abstract: Reaction pathways and deactivation mechanisms of isostructural Cr and Fe MIL-101 during liquid-phase styrene oxidation by hydrogen peroxide
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Influence of the copper precursor on the catalytic transformation of oleylamine during Cu nanoparticle synthesis

Copper nanoparticles prepared from copper acetylacetonate complex or acetate complex show significant differences in terms of reaction mechanism and further catalytic transformation of oleylamine.

Graphical abstract: Influence of the copper precursor on the catalytic transformation of oleylamine during Cu nanoparticle synthesis
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Open Access Paper

Asymmetric azidohydroxylation of styrene derivatives mediated by a biomimetic styrene monooxygenase enzymatic cascade

A one-pot enzymatic cascade for the asymmetric azidohydroxylation of styrenes leads to chiral 1,2-azido alcohols with up to two stereocenters.

Graphical abstract: Asymmetric azidohydroxylation of styrene derivatives mediated by a biomimetic styrene monooxygenase enzymatic cascade
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Dry reforming of methane on bimetallic Pt–Ni@CeO2 catalyst: a in situ DRIFTS-MS mechanistic study

Bimetallic Pt–Ni catalysts can promote catalytic dry reforming of methane (DRM) with improved activity and deactivation resistance compared to the relevant monometallic catalysts.

Graphical abstract: Dry reforming of methane on bimetallic Pt–Ni@CeO2 catalyst: a in situ DRIFTS-MS mechanistic study
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Carbon monoxide-driven osmium catalyzed reductive amination harvesting WGSR power

First osmium-catalyzed reductive amination under the water gas–shift reaction conditions was developed. Proposed catalytic system demonstrates high performance even at the catalyst loading as low as 0.0625 mol%.

Graphical abstract: Carbon monoxide-driven osmium catalyzed reductive amination harvesting WGSR power
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Reverse water-gas shift reaction over Pt/MoOx/TiO2: reverse Mars–van Krevelen mechanism via redox of supported MoOx

Pt/MoOx/TiO2 shows excellent catalytic performance for the reverse water-gas shift reaction at 250 °C via reverse Mars–van Krevelen mechanism.

Graphical abstract: Reverse water-gas shift reaction over Pt/MoOx/TiO2: reverse Mars–van Krevelen mechanism via redox of supported MoOx
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Open Access Paper

Coked Ni/Al2O3 from the catalytic reforming of volatiles from co-pyrolysis of lignin and polyethylene: preparation, identification and application as a potential adsorbent

Preparation of novel C–Ni/Al2O3 composite from the catalytic reforming of volatiles from co-pyrolysis of lignin and polyethylene and its adsorption application.

Graphical abstract: Coked Ni/Al2O3 from the catalytic reforming of volatiles from co-pyrolysis of lignin and polyethylene: preparation, identification and application as a potential adsorbent
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