Gold Nanoparticles Supported on Fibrous Silica Nanospheres (KCC-1) as Efficient Heterogeneous Catalysts for CO Oxidation

Ziyauddin Qureshi, Pradip Sarawade, Irshad Hussain, Haibo Zhu, Hind Abdullah Moteg Aljohni, Dalaver H. Anjum, Mohamed N. Hedhili, Niladri Maity, Valerio D’Elia, Jean-Marie Basset

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Abstract

Gold nanoparticles (Au NPs) of different sizes were supported on fibrous silica nanospheres (KCC-1) by various methods. The size and the location of the Au NPs on the support were found to depend on the preparation method. The KCC-1-supported Au NPs were thoroughly characterized by using HR-TEM, XRD, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, UV, and Brunauer-Emmett-Teller surface area measurements and were applied in catalysis for the oxidation of CO. The catalytic performance is discussed in relation to the morphological properties of KCC-1. © 2016 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1671-1678
Number of pages8
JournalChemCatChem
Volume8
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 13 2016

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