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28 Feb 20:58

Amorphous FeOOH Oxygen Evolution Reaction Catalyst for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

by William D. Chemelewski, Heung-Chan Lee, Jung-Fu Lin, Allen J. Bard and C. Buddie Mullins

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Journal of the American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/ja411835a
02 Apr 19:32

An efficient cleavage of aryl ether C-O bond in supercritical carbon dioxide/water

, 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC41522H, Communication Maya Chatterjee, Takayuki Ishizaka, Akira Suzuki, Hajime Kawanami
A simple and highly efficient Rh/C catalyzed route for the cleavage of C-O bond of aromatic ether at 80[degree]C in presence of 0.5 MPa of H2 in the scCO2/water medium...
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15 Mar 13:50

Copper-Catalyzed Decarboxylation of Aromatic Carboxylic Acids: En Route to Milder Reaction Conditions

by Gérard Cahiez, Alban Moyeux, Olivier Gager, Maël Poizat


The copper-catalyzed decarboxylation of carboxylic aromatic acids has been advantageously achieved by using aliphatic amines like tetramethylethylenediamine (TMEDA) or hexamethylenetetraamine (HMTA) as ligands instead of the aromatic heterocyclic amines (quinoline, phenanthroline) used until now. The improvement is significant since the reaction can be performed at a lower temperature (ca. 50 °C less) and the reaction time is clearly shorter (15 min instead of 12 to 24 h).

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