HOT Article: Catalyst with magnetic recovery

Jie-Sheng Chen and colleagues from Shanghai Jiao Tong University report the synthesis of a Pd/Fe3O4 nanocomposite that can be used as a heterogeneous catalyst for the hydrogenation of p-nitrophenol.  Convenient recycling of the catalyst using a magnet is possible – find out more by downloading the article whilst it’s free to access:

Controlled synthesis of magnetic Pd/Fe3O4 spheres via an ethylenediamine-assisted route
Hai-Qun Wang, Xiao Wei, Kai-Xue Wang and Jie-Sheng Chen
Dalton Trans., 2012
DOI: 10.1039/C2DT12278B

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