Burri and co-workers describe the synthesis and application of new efficient mesoporous PdO/SBA-15 catalysts in this HOT article.
The catalysts were reported to have a conversion and selectivity near 100% for the oxidation of cyclohexene to cyclohexenone. This high efficiency was attributed to the close contact with the reactive PdO nanoparticles as the reactants pass through the nanopores of the catalysts which thus may be considered as nanoreactors.
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Highly efficient and expeditious PdO/SBA-15 catalysts for allylic oxidation of cyclohexene to cyclohexenone
Saidulu Ganji, Padma Bukya, Venkateswarlu Vakati, Kamaraju Seetha Rama Rao and David Raju Burri
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2013, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C2CY20627G, Communication
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