Title: Multifunctional supported bimetallic catalysts for a cascade reaction with hydrogen auto transfer: synthesis of 4-phenylbutan-2-ones from 4-methoxybenzyl alcohols

Citation
Morad MH, Nowicka E, Douthwaite JM, et al. (2017). Multifunctional supported bimetallic catalysts for a cascade reaction with hydrogen auto transfer: synthesis of 4-phenylbutan-2-ones from 4-methoxybenzyl alcohols. Cardiff University. http://doi.org/10.17035/d.2017.0033515199


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Dataset Details
Publisher: Cardiff University
Date (year) of data becoming publicly available: 2017
Data format: .xlsx, .vms
Software Required: MS-Excel, e.g. CasaXPS (v2.3.14 and later) or XPSPeak v4.1
Estimated total storage size of dataset: Less than 100 megabytes
DOI: 10.17035/d.2017.0033515199

Description

We report the one-pot tandem synthesis of 4-(4-methoxyphenyl)butan-2-one directly from 4-methoxybenzyl alcohol and acetone using a multifunctional supported AuPd nanoalloy catalyst. This one-pot synthesis involves dehydrogenation, aldol condensation and hydrogenation of C=C. In this supported AuPd catalyst, the bimetallic sites catalyse the dehydrogenation and hydrogenation steps and, in combination with the support, catalyse the C–C coupling (aldol) process. This supported bimetallic catalyst is also effective in utilizing hydrogen from the dehydrogenation reaction for the hydrogenation of 4-(4-methoxyphenyl)but-3-en-2-one to 4-(4-methoxyphenyl)butane-2-one via a hydrogen auto transfer route. These multifunctional catalysts were characterised using transmission electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. In this dataset, we provide the meta data for the data we report in the article.

Research results based upon these data are published at http://doi.org/10.1039/c7cy00184c


Keywords

Nanoparticles

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