Surfactant-free nickel-silver core@shell nanoparticles in mesoporous SBA-15 for chemoselective hydrogenation of dimethyl oxalate

Molly Meng Jung Li, Linmin Ye, Jianwei Zheng, Huihuang Fang, Anna Kroner, Youzhu Yuan, Shik Chi Edman Tsang

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Surfactant-free bimetallic Ni@Ag nanoparticles in mesoporous silica, SBA-15 prepared by simple wet co-impregnation catalyse hydrogenation of dimethyl oxalate to methyl glycolate or ethylene glycol in high yield.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2569-2572
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 11 Feb 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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