Critical role of oxygen in silver-catalyzed glaser-hay coupling on Ag(100) in vacuum and in solution on Ag particles

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Orozco, Noé; Kyriakou, Georgios; Beaumont, Simon K.; Fernández Sanz, Javier; Holgado, Juan P.; Taylor, Martin; Espinós, Juan Pedro; Márquez, Antonio; Watson, David J.; Gonzalez-Elipe, Agustin R.; Lambert, Richard M.;

The essential role of oxygen in enabling heterogeneously catalyzed Glaser-Hay coupling of phenylacetylene on the Ag(100) was elucidated by STM, laboratory and synchrotron photoemission and DFT calculations. In the absence of co-adsorbed oxygen, phenylacetylene formed we... View more
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