Homolytic cleavage of molecular oxygen by manganese porphyrins supported on Ag(111).

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Murphy, BE; Krasnikov, SA; Sergeeva, NN; Cafolla, AA; Preobrajenski, AB; Chaika, AN; Lübben, O; Shvets, IV;
  • Publisher: American Chemical Society

Oxygen binding and cleavage are important for both molecular recognition and catalysis. Mn-based porphyrins in particular are used as catalysts for the epoxidation of alkenes, and in this study the homolytic cleavage of O2 by a surface-supported monolayer of Mn porphyri... View more