Efficient Pd@MIL-101(Cr) hetero-catalysts for 2-butyne-1,4-diol hydrogenation exhibiting high selectivity

Dongdong Yin, Chuang Li, Hangxing Ren, Osama Shekhah, Jinxuan Liu, Changhai Liang

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Pd@MIL-101(Cr) hetero-catalysts have been successfully prepared using the metal-organic chemical vapour deposition (MOCVD) approach, by choosing [Pd(η-CH)(η-CH)] as a volatile precursor, and the hydrothermally stable metal-organic framework, MIL-101(Cr) as a support. The prepared Pd@MIL-101(Cr) hetero-catalysts characterized with various analytical techniques, exhibited highly monodispersed immobilized Pd nanoparticles in the MIL-101(Cr) cavities, while retaining the pristine crystallinity and porosity. The intact hybrid Pd@MIL-101(Cr) has been demonstrated to be an efficient catalyst for 2-butyne-1,4-diol hydrogenation with excellent activity, stability and selectivity (2-butene-1,4-diol (>94%)).
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1626-1633
Number of pages8
JournalRSC Adv.
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2017

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KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledgements: We gratefully acknowledge the financial support provided by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (21673032, 21573031 and 21428301) and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (DUT15ZD106 and DUT15RC(4)09).


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