Improving Grubbs' II type ruthenium catalysts by appropriately modifying the N-heterocyclic carbene ligand

Ludovic Vieille-Petit, Xinjun Luan, Michele Gatti, Sascha Blumentritt, Anthony Linden, Herve Clavier, Steven Patrick Nolan, Reto Dorta

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Abstract

The introduction of N-heterocyclic carbene ligands that incorporate correctly substituted naphthyl side chains leads to increased activity and stability in second generation ruthenium metathesis catalysts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3783-3785
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number25
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • OLEFIN-METATHESIS CATALYSTS
  • RING-CLOSING METATHESIS
  • FORM TETRASUBSTITUTED OLEFINS
  • AGOSTIC INTERACTIONS
  • COMPLEXES
  • EFFICIENT
  • 4-COORDINATE
  • BEARING
  • REACTIVITY
  • SOLVENTS

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