Synthesis and catalytic activity of a poly(N, N-dialkylcarbodiimide)/palladium nanoparticle composite: A case in the Suzuki coupling reaction using microwave and conventional heating

Yubiao Liu, Chalermchai Khemtong, Jun Hu

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Poly(N, N-dialkylcarbodiimide) was found to be an effective polymeric ligand system for preparing and stabilizing palladium nanoparticles (1–5 nm). The composite material prepared in situ was found to be a robust catalyst for the Suzuki coupling reaction under microwave or regular heating.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)398-399
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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