SiliaCat® TEMPO: An Effective and Recyclable Oxidizing Catalyst
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- Michaud, A., Pandarus, V., Tremblay, L. et al. Top Catal (2010) 53: 1110. doi:10.1007/s11244-010-9542-4
Organically modified silica-based SiliaCat TEMPO is an oxidizing catalyst that can efficiently replace other homogeneous stable nitroxyl radicals. Its high activity, reusability, leach-proof properties, selectivity towards the oxidation of alcohols into aldehydes/ketones and its capacity to carry out the oxidation in either organic solvents or water, with or without KBr as co-catalyst, have shown that this material is green chemistry driven.