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  • 1 Department of Chemistry, School of Science, The University of Tokyo, 66-342, Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Japan
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Abstract

Au–Pt and Au–Pd bimetallic nanoclusters that catalyzed the aerobic oxidation of alcohols during a once-through pass through gas–liquid–liquid–solid flow systems were developed. Alcohols were converted to aldehydes and ketones in benzotrifluoride (BTF)/water media by Au–Pt catalyst or to the corresponding methyl esters in methanol/water media by Au–Pd catalyst. The flow systems were superior to the batch systems in terms of both yield and selectivity.

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