Initial investigation for open air oxidation of benzyl alcohol in distilled water was carried out using CuSO 4 as a metal source and N-(2-phenylethyl)-3,5-di-tert-butylsalicylaldimine (HL1) as a ligand precursor in the presence of TEMPO.After addition of benzyl alcohol, the color of the reaction mixture changed instantly and 34% conversion of benzyl alcohol was realized at 80 °C during 1.5 h. Selective liquid phase oxidation of benzaldehyde (BZ) to methyl benzoate (MB). Here we report the evidence to resolve this apparent paradox. Kinetics of the Liquid-Phase Oxidation of Toluene by Air, Multi-phases Transfer and Reaction Engineering Laboratory, College of Chemical Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610065, People's Republic of China. R. J. Noyes, M. Am. These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. Spin trapping has become a valuable tool for the study of free radicals in biology and medicine. It is confirmed that benzyl alcohol (and a number of other alcohols), even at low concentrations in benzaldehyde, inhibits the autoxidation. Gold–silver alloy nanoparticles were supported on silica by dispersing silica powder in the suspension of destabilized nanoparticles. A study of the AIBN-initiated and non-initiated oxidation of benzyl alcohol, sec-butyl alcohol and styrene in the presence of cluster 1 revealed that cluster 1 performs three functions in the oxidation reactions: 1) catalysis of polar oxidation of the substrates with O2, 2) termination of the chains of radical oxidation, and 3) catalysis of redox disproportionation. : +86-28-85460556. In particular, electrochemical coupling of molecules with a carbonyl group has the potential to grow the molecular weight of substrates via C-C bond formation to produce valuable fuels and chemicals.