Metal-polymer hybrid material: A unique coordination for carbon-carbon coupling reactions

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A method for making poly-aminophenol based hybrid material by in-situ polymerization of aminophenol using palladium acetate as the oxidant is described. The oxidative polymerization of aminophenol leads to the formation of poly-aminophenol, while the reduction of palladium acetate results in the formation of palladium nanoparticles. The palladium nanoparticles were found to be highly dispersed and stabilized throughout the polymer matrix. This hybrid nanocomposite material showed excellent catalytic efficiency with respect to Heck, Suzuki-Miyaura and Sonogoshira coupling reactions.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 2, Nanotechnology 2009: Life Sciences, Medicine, Diagnostics, Bio Materials and Composites
Published: May 3, 2009
Pages: 454 - 457
Industry sectors: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing | Personal & Home Care, Food & Agriculture
Topicss: Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications, Personal & Home Care, Food & Agriculture
ISBN: 978-1-4398-1783-4