A cationic iridium complex bearing an imidazol-2-ylidene ligand as alkene hydrogenation catalyst

H M Lee, T Jiang, E D Stevens, Steven Patrick Nolan

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Abstract

The new cationic iridium carbene complex [Ir(cod)(py)(SIMes)]PF6 (2) has been synthesized by reaction of [Ir(cod)(py)(2)]PF6 with SIMes. Complex 2 is an active hydrogenation catalyst capable of hydrogenating simple olefins at roam temperature and atmospheric pressure of hydrogen.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1255-1258
Number of pages4
JournalOrganometallics
Volume20
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Mar 2001

Keywords

  • PALLADIUM/IMIDAZOLIUM CHLORIDE SYSTEM
  • OLEFIN METATHESIS CATALYSTS
  • STABLE CARBENES
  • ARYL CHLORIDES
  • HOMOGENEOUS HYDROGENATION
  • DIOLEFIN COMPLEXES
  • RUTHENIUM

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