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Formation of a gold–carbon dot nanocomposite with superior catalytic ability for the reduction of aromatic nitro groups in water

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We report the synthesis of a gold–carbon dot nanocomposite and its utility as a recyclable catalyst for the reduction of aromatic nitro groups. The presence of carbon dots on gold nanosurfaces enhanced the reduction rate by two-fold.

Graphical abstract: Formation of a gold–carbon dot nanocomposite with superior catalytic ability for the reduction of aromatic nitro groups in water

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Submitted
31 mar. 2014
Accepted
20 maí 2014
First published
23 maí 2014

RSC Adv., 2014,4, 25863-25866
Article type
Communication
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Formation of a gold–carbon dot nanocomposite with superior catalytic ability for the reduction of aromatic nitro groups in water

P. Mondal, K. Ghosal, S. K. Bhattacharyya, M. Das, A. Bera, D. Ganguly, P. Kumar, J. Dwivedi, R. K. Gupta, A. A. Martí, B. K. Gupta and S. Maiti, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 25863
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA02837F

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