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Synthesis of Ru Incorporated TiO2 and Application to Oxidation of Benzyl Alcohol with Molecular Oxygen

Ru를 도입한 TiO2의 합성과 산소를 이용한 알코올 산화반응 연구

  • Kim, Youngyeong (Department of chemistry and RINS, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Choi, Myong Yong (Department of chemistry and RINS, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Kwon, Ki-Young (Department of chemistry and RINS, Gyeongsang National University)
  • Received : 2014.09.14
  • Accepted : 2014.09.23
  • Published : 2014.12.10

Abstract

We synthesized $TiO_2$ ($Ru_x/TiO_2$) incorporating $TiO_2$ and Ru via an one-step hydrothermal method. The physical properties were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The prepared samples were applied as a catalyst for the oxidation of benzyl alcohol to benzaldehyde using molecular oxygen ($O_2$). Especially, the catalytic activities increased as the contents of ruthenium in $TiO_2$ increased without the formation of any byproducts.

Keywords

$TiO_2$;Ruthenium;Catalyst;Hydrothermal method;Alcohol oxidation

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단

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