Heterogeneous Catalytic Degradation of Nitro-aromatic Compound using Highly Defect Spongy Surface Palladium Nanocatalyst

A. Balouch, M. T. Shah, A. A. Pathan, A. M. Mahar, Abdullah ., S. Sabir, A. A. Umar, M. K. Samoon


Palladium nanoparticles (PdNPs) were successfully grown on an indium tin oxide (ITO) surface using a one-pot liquid phase deposition method. After the growth for 2 h, thick coat of PdNPs was observed on the ITO surfaces. Palladium nanoparticles exhibited spherical fibrous crystallike appearance and tend to stick with each other and form flower like structure. After successful synthesis PdNPs were effectively applied as catalyst for degradation of Nitro-aromatic compound.

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