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Mechanosynthesis of ultra-small monodisperse amine-stabilized gold nanoparticles with controllable size, M. J. Rak, N. K. Saadé, T. Frišcic, A. Moores, Green Chem., 2014,16, 86-89

Shingo's farewell party (Mar 17 2014)

A part of the group with Akira Suzuki during his visit at McGill (Mar 18 2014)

An ice-inukshuk in front of the Chemistry dept (Mar 6 2014)

A sunny spring day on downtown McGill Campus (May 5 2014)

Lunch at Namaste Montreal to celebrate the new summer student... and spring (May 13 2014)

Nanoparticles and Catalysis for Green Chemistry

My group works at the interfaces between the fields of material chemistry, coordination chemistry and organic synthesis. We conduct research in the domains of catalysis using both the heterogeneous and homogeneous approaches and more sustainable nanoparticle synthesis. We have a special interest in magnetic particles and nanocrystallites of cellulose in catalysis, novel synthese of nanoparticles in solid phase and nanoparticles in ionic liquid media.

Keywords:

Green chemistry, Nanoparticles, Catalysis, Transition metals, Hydrogenation, Ionic Liquids, Oxidation, Nanocrystallites of Cellulose, Iron, Copper, Mechanochemistry

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