Catalysis Letters

, 133:334

Liquid Phase Oxidation of Glycerol Using a Single Phase (Au–Pd) Alloy Supported on Activated Carbon: Effect of Reaction Conditions

Authors

  • Nikolaos Dimitratos
    • Dipartimento CIMA “L.Malatesta”Università di Milano
    • School of ChemistryCardiff University
  • Alberto Villa
    • Dipartimento CIMA “L.Malatesta”Università di Milano
    • Dipartimento CIMA “L.Malatesta”Università di Milano
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10562-009-0192-8

Cite this article as:
Dimitratos, N., Villa, A. & Prati, L. Catal Lett (2009) 133: 334. doi:10.1007/s10562-009-0192-8

Abstract

The liquid phase oxidation of glycerol has been studied over gold–palladium nanoparticles supported on activated carbon and synthesized by using a one-protocol synthesis. The effect of pressure, catalyst amount and base has been examined by using an autoclave reactor with molecular oxygen as oxidant at mild conditions. By choosing the appropriate reaction conditions control of selectivity could be possible, whereas activity is strongly dependent on catalyst amount and concentration of base.

Keywords

Liquid-phase oxidation of glycerolGoldPalladium

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