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Current Organic Chemistry
ISSN (Print): 1385-2728
ISSN (Online): 1875-5348
VOLUME: 18
ISSUE: 3
DOI: 10.2174/13852728113176660145      Price:  $58









Use of Nanoparticles as Catalysts in Organic Synthesis – Cross-coupling Reactions

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Author(s): Magne O. Sydnes
Pages 312-326 (15)
Abstract:
The review summarizes the use of metal nanoparticles as catalysts in cross-coupling reactions. Nanoparticle-sized catalysts are used in a variety of reactions, however, this chapter will focus on their use in the following cross-coupling reactions: Suzuki-Miyaura, Mizoroki-Heck, Sonogashira, Ullmann and Stille. Catalysts in nanoparticle size are often supported on other materials, referred to as catalyst supports. The various catalyst supports utilized for nanoparticles used in cross-coupling reactions will also be presented.
Keywords:
Nanoparticles, catalysis, palladium, copper, cross-coupling reactions, Suzuki-Miyaura reaction, Mizoroki-Heck reaction, Sonogashira reaction, Ullmann reaction, Stille reaction.
Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics and Natural Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Stavanger, NO-4036 Stavanger, Norway.