The surface reactivity of Ir4(CO)12 supported on silica has been investigated by means of Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and temperature-programmed decomposition techniques. The initial stage of physisorption from a solution results in the deposition of large crystallites (φ > 2μ) of Ir 4(CO)12, unevenly distributed on the surface. By thermal treatment in vacuum at 100°C the complete sublimation of Ir 4(CO)12 occurs. By heating under Ar or O2 at 100°C a disaggregation of the crystallites to single Ir4(CO) 12 units evenly distributed on the surface is observed. Admission of water vapour at 25°C promotes a high surface mobility of the Ir 4(CO)12 units towards reaggregation. The formation of metallic particles is achieved by thermal decomposition of well dispersed Ir4(CO)12 in Ar at 150-200°C or at lower temperatures in H2. The adsorption of CO at 100°C leads to disruption of large metallic particles. This surface process is enhanced by a preliminary study under O2 at 25°C.
|Titolo:||SURFACE ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY - PHYSISORPTION AND THERMAL-DECOMPOSITION OF IR4(CO)12 ON SILICA|
PSARO, RINALDO (Primo)
UGO, RENATO (Penultimo)
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore CHIM/03 - Chimica Generale e Inorganica|
|Data di pubblicazione:||1992|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1039/ft9928800369|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|