Controllable Catalysis with Nanoparticles: Bimetallic Alloy Systems and Surface Adsorbates
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AbstractTransition metal nanoparticles are privileged materials in catalysis due to their high specific surface areas and abundance of active catalytic sites. While many of these catalysts are quite useful, we are only beginning to understand the underlying catalytic mechanisms. Opening the “black box” of nanoparticle catalysis is essential to achieve the ultimate goal of catalysis by design. In this Perspective we highlight recent work addressing the topic of controlled catalysis with bimetallic alloy and “designer” adsorbate-stabilized metal nanoparticles.
CitationControllable Catalysis with Nanoparticles: Bimetallic Alloy Systems and Surface Adsorbates 2016 ACS Catalysis
SponsorsThis work was supported by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).
PublisherAmerican Chemical Society (ACS)