Highly efficient aerobic oxidation of alkenes over unsupported nanogold

Malika Boualleg, Kevin Guillois, Bertrand Istria, Laurence Burel, Laurent Veyre, Jean Marie Basset, Chloé Thieuleux*, Valerie Caps

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An octylsilane-stabilized colloidal dispersion of 2 nm crystalline gold nanoparticles is highly active and selective for the aerobic oxidations of stilbene and cyclohexene in methylcyclohexane.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5361-5363
Number of pages3
Issue number29
StatePublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • General Chemistry
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Catalysis


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