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Continuous-Flow Production of Photocatalytically Active Titanium Dioxide Nanocrystals and Its Application to the Photocatalytic Addition of N,N-Dimethylaniline to N-Methylmaleimide


A solvothermal continuous-flow method for the scalable and shape tunable synthesis of rod-like/spherical TiO2 nanocrystals (NCs) has been developed. The as-prepared colloidal NCs show photocatalytic activity in an addition-cyclization cascade under continuous-flow conditions.

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Baghbanzadeh, M., Glasnov, T.N. & Kappe, C.O. Continuous-Flow Production of Photocatalytically Active Titanium Dioxide Nanocrystals and Its Application to the Photocatalytic Addition of N,N-Dimethylaniline to N-Methylmaleimide. J Flow Chem 3, 109–113 (2013).

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  • flow chemistry
  • high-temperature chemistry
  • microreactors
  • nanomaterials
  • photocatalysis
  • titanium dioxide