Coating Pt 0 nanoparticles with methyl groups: The reaction between methyl radicals and Pt 0-NPs suspended in aqueous solutions

Ronen Bar-Ziv, Israel Zilbermann, Tomer Zidki, Guy Yardeni, Vladimir Shevchenko, Dan Meyerstein

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Abstract

Methyl radicals react with Pt 0-NPs suspended in aqueous solutions in fast reactions. The major product is stable methyl coated Pt 0-NPs, (Pt 0-NPs)-(CH 3) n. C 2H 6, C 2H 4 and some polymerization products are also formed (see scheme).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6733-6736
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Volume18
Issue number22
DOIs
StatePublished - 29 May 2012

Keywords

  • heterogeneous catalysis
  • nanoparticles
  • platinum
  • radicals
  • radiolysis
  • reaction mechanisms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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