Polymer and Membrane Design for Low Temperature Catalytic Reactions
KAUST DepartmentAdvanced Membranes and Porous Materials Research Center
Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE) Division
Chemical Engineering Program
Environmental Science and Engineering Program
Nanostructured Polymeric Membrane Lab
Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division
Online Publication Date2016-02-29
Print Publication Date2016-04
Permanent link to this recordhttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/621662
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AbstractCatalytically active asymmetric membranes have been developed with high loadings of palladium nanoparticles located solely in the membrane's ultrathin skin layer. The manufacturing of these membranes requires polymers with functional groups, which can form insoluble complexes with palladium ions. Three polymers have been synthesized for this purpose and a complexation/nonsolvent induced phase separation followed by a palladium reduction step is carried out to prepare such membranes. Parameters to optimize the skin layer thickness and porosity, the palladium loading in this layer, and the palladium nanoparticles size are determined. The catalytic activity of the membranes is verified with the reduction of a nitro-compound and with a liquid phase Suzuki-Miyaura coupling reaction. Very low reaction times are observed. © 2016 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
CitationVillalobos LF, Xie Y, Nunes SP, Peinemann K-V (2016) Polymer and Membrane Design for Low Temperature Catalytic Reactions. Macromolecular Rapid Communications 37: 700–704. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/marc.201500735.
SponsorsFinancial support from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is gratefully acknowledged. The authors thank Maria Peredo Silva for the illustrations in Scheme 1 and the graphical abstract.
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