Danopoulos, AA and Winston, S and Motherwell, WB (2002) Stable N-functionalised 'pincer' bis carbene ligands and their ruthenium complexes; synthesis and catalytic studies. CHEM COMMUN (13) 1376 - 1377. 10.1039/b202814j.
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Deprotonation of 2,6- bis( arylimidazolium) pyridine dibromide with KN( SiMe3)(2) gave thermally stable 2,6-bis(arylimidazol-2-ylidene) pyridine, which was further used to prepare ruthenium 'pincer' complexes; the latter show catalytic activity in transfer hydrogenation of carbonyl compounds.
|Title:||Stable N-functionalised 'pincer' bis carbene ligands and their ruthenium complexes; synthesis and catalytic studies|
|Keywords:||HETEROCYCLIC CARBENES, TRANSFER HYDROGENATION, PALLADIUM COMPLEXES, ALKENES, KETONES, SILVER, PD|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences > Chemistry|
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