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Renee Man and co-workers make cover of Angewandte Chemie International Edition

A paper entitled “Mechanism of Formation of Palladium Nanoparticles: Lewis Base Assisted, Low-Temperature Preparation of Monodisperse Nanoparticles” has been highlighted and featured as the back cover artwork in the November edition of Angewandte Chemie International Edition. The communication authored by R. Man, A. R. C. Brown, and Michael Wolf of the Chemistry Department reports for the first time how capped palladium nanoparticles are formed at low temperature, and with excellent control of size. These nanoparticles are particularly useful in a number of industrially relevant catalytic reactions, and an understanding of how they are formed from molecular precursors is important. The full paper on this topic can be found here.