Surface organometallic chemistry: A sustainable approach in modern catalysis
KAUST DepartmentKAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division
aKing Abdullah University of Science and Technology, KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 23955-6900
Chemical Science Program
Embargo End Date2023-05-28
Permanent link to this recordhttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/669489
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AbstractSurface organometallic chemistry (SOMC) is an established concept, associated with specific tools for the characterization of a well-defined single-site catalysts. Primarily, chemical industry preferred heterogeneous catalyst over homogeneous catalyst for various reasons. But the difficulty in development of a well-defined heterogeneous catalyst stalled by the presence of various kinds of active sites as well as their low concentration on surfaces. To develop a well-defined heterogeneous catalyst which can possess hundred percent active sites like that of homogeneous catalyst a new branch was developed called surface organometallic catalyst (SOMCcat). This is a well-proven concept where a homogeneous catalyst could graft on an oxide support to form SOMCcat. These surface species can be well-characterized by modern NMR techniques apart from EXAFS, IR, and gas quantification methods. In this review the application of SOMC strategy for the design and preparation of catalyst for industrial relevant processes are discussed.
CitationSamantaray, M. K., Mishra, S. K., Saidi, A., & Basset, J.-M. (2021). Surface organometallic chemistry: A sustainable approach in modern catalysis. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 121864. doi:10.1016/j.jorganchem.2021.121864
SponsorsWe Thank King Abdullah University of Science and Technology for generous financial support.