A nickel-iridium alloy as an efficient heterogeneous catalyst for hydrogenation of olefins.

Author(s) Bai, J.Q.; Tamura, M.; Nakagawa, Y.; Tomishige, K.
Journal Chem Commun (Camb)
Date Published 2019 Aug 15

Nickel and iridium supported on SiO2 (Ni-Ir/SiO2) acted as an effective and reusable heterogeneous catalyst for hydrogenation of olefins, and it showed higher activity and selectivity than the monometallic counterparts. The Ni-Ir/SiO2 catalyst has small Ni-Ir alloy and monometallic Ni particles, and the high catalytic performance can be attributed to the isolated Ni atom in the Ni-Ir alloys.

DOI 10.1039/c9cc04822g
ISSN 1364-548X
Citation Chem Commun (Camb). 2019.

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