Rh, Ir and Cu catalysts were developed by immobilizing metal nanoparticles in aluminum oxyhydoxide fiber.(1)
These catalysts were characterized by the transmission electron microscopy (TEM), inductively coupled plasma (ICP), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), powder X-ray diffraction (XRD) and H2
Rh and Ir catalysts showed high activities in the hydrogenation of various arenes and ketones under mild conditions.
Cu catalyst showed high catalytic activities for the (3 + 2) Huisgen cycloaddition and A3 Coupling.
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