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- Homogeneous Catalysis - Selective Oxidation Reactions - Discovery and Mechanistic Studies of Catalytic Reactions - Continuous Flow Processes for Catalytic Reactions

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Research Interests

My Group's research is focussed on homogeneous catalysis with a particular emphasis on selective oxidation reactions. 

For more information, see www.markmuldoon.com 

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Ionic Liquids Chemical Compounds
Palladium Chemical Compounds
Catalysts Chemical Compounds
Oxidation Chemical Compounds
Alcohols Chemical Compounds
Ionic liquids Engineering & Materials Science
Oxidants Chemical Compounds
Styrenes Chemical Compounds

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Projects 2012 2019

R1158CCE: EPSRC - Small items of Equipment at QUB, Belfast

Hardacre, C., Bell, S., Cook, M., Degirmenci, V., Holbrey, J., Jacquemin, J., Lin, W., Mangwandi, C., Manyar, H., Mills, A., Muldoon, M., Nockemann, P., Rebrov, E. & Walsh, P.

01/08/201217/12/2019

Project: Research

Research Output 2001 2017

5 Citations (Scopus)

Cationic Palladium(II) Complexes for Catalytic Wacker-Type Oxidation of Styrenes to Ketones Using O2 as the Sole Oxidant

Chai, H., Cao, Q., Dornan, L. M., Hughes, N. L., Brown, C. L., Nockemann, P., Li, J. & Muldoon, M. J., 20 Dec 2017, In : European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2017, 47, p. 5604-5608 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Styrenes
Palladium
Ketones
Oxidants
Acetophenones
12 Citations (Scopus)
223 Downloads (Pure)

Mechanism of Catalytic Oxidation of Styrenes with Hydrogen Peroxide in the Presence of Cationic Palladium(II) Complexes

Walker, K., Dornan, L., Zare, R., Waymouth, R. & Muldoon, M., 29 Aug 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Styrenes
Catalytic oxidation
Palladium
Hydrogen peroxide
Hydrogen Peroxide
8 Citations (Scopus)
147 Downloads (Pure)

Palladium(II)-Catalysed Aminocarbonylation of Terminal Alkynes for the Synthesis of 2-Ynamides: Addressing the Challenges of Solvents and Gas Mixtures

Hughes, N., Brown, C. L., Irwin, A. A., Cao, Q. & Muldoon, M. J., 23 Jan 2017, In : CHEMSUSCHEM. 10, 4, p. 675-680 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Alkynes
palladium
Palladium
Gas mixtures
catalyst
5 Citations (Scopus)

Using chiral ionic liquid additives to enhance asymmetric induction in a Diels–Alder reaction

Goodrich, P., Gunaratne, H. Q. N., Hall, L., Wang, Y., Jin, L., Muldoon, M., Ribeiro, A. P. C., Pombeiro, A. J. L., Pârvulescu, V. I., Davey, P. & Hardacre, C., 07 Feb 2017, In : Dalton Transactions. 46, 5, p. 1704-1713 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Catalysts
Enantioselectivity
Cyclopentanes
Biological Products
9 Citations (Scopus)
132 Downloads (Pure)

Synthesis of 2-Alkynoates by Palladium(II)-Catalyzed Oxidative Carbonylation of Terminal Alkynes and Alcohols

Cao, Q., Hughes, N. L. & Muldoon, M. J., Aug 2016, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 22, 34, p. 11982–11985

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Carbonylation
Alkynes
Palladium
Alcohols
Catalysts

Prizes

The Ramsay Memorial Fellowship

Mark Muldoon (Recipient), 2005

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

chemist
memorial
career

Activities 2011 2014

  • 2 Invited talk

Invited Talk

Mark Muldoon (Speaker)
27 Mar 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Invited Talk

Mark Muldoon (Speaker)
07 Jul 2011

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Thesis

Development of Sustainable Catalytic Systems For Oxidation Reactions

Author: Hughes, N., Apr 2017

Supervisor: Muldoon, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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