O-M-Fre-12 Controlling Selectivity in Heterogeneous Catalysis with Organic Monolayers

Monday, June 3, 2013: 3:40 PM
French (Galt House Hotel)
J. Will Medlin, Karl Kahsar, Carolyn A. Schoenbaum and Daniel K. Schwartz, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.
Conventional supported metal catalysts such as Pd/alumina have been modified with organic monolayers to control chemoselectivity.  By tailoring the functional groups within these well-organized monolayers, it is possible to control selectivity during several reactions of complex molecules.

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