Photocatalytic oxidation of aromatic amines using MnO2@g-C3N4

Sanny Verma and Rajender S. Varma*

Sustainable Technology Division, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, MS 443, Cincinnati, Ohio 45268, USA

Adv. Mater. Lett., 2017, 8 (7), pp 754-756

DOI: 10.5185/amlett.2017.1453

Publication Date (Web): May 23, 2017



An efficient and direct oxidation of aromatic amines to aromatic azo-compounds has been achieved using a MnO2@g-C3N4 catalyst under visible light as a source of energy at room temperature. 


Graphitic carbon nitride, photo-catalyst, manganese dioxide, heterogeneous catalysis, aromatic azo-compounds.

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