Ruthenium Nanoparticle‐Catalyzed, Controlled and Chemoselective Hydrogenation of Nitroarenes using Ethanol as a Hydrogen Source
This communication describes a ruthenium nanoparticle‐catalyzed reduction of nitroarenes giving azoxyarenes, azoarenes, or anilines in good to excellent yields using ethanol as a hydrogen source.
Document Type: Communications
Affiliations: 1: Intelligent Textile System Research Center, and Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-747, Korea, phone: (+82)-2-880-6662, Fax: (+82)-2-889-0310 2: Department of Chemistry, Pusan National University, Pusan 609-735, Korea
Publication date: 17 September 2012