Olefin epoxidation by hydrogen peroxide catalysed by molybdenum complexes in ionic liquids and structural characterisation of the proposed intermediate dioxoperoxomolybdenum species

Matthew Herbert, Eleuterio Alvarez, David John Cole-Hamilton, Francisco Montilla, Agustin Galindo

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Abstract

The complex [Mo4O16(dmpz)(6)] (1) has been isolated as part of a study of oxodiperoxomolybdenum catalysed epoxidation of olefin substrates with hydrogen peroxide in ionic liquids. Notably, 1 is the first dioxoperoxomolybdenum species to be structurally characterised.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5933-5935
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume46
Issue number32
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • DIPEROXO COMPLEXES
  • PEROXOMOLYBDENUM COMPLEXES
  • OXIDATION
  • MECHANISM
  • REACTIVITY
  • SULFOXIDES
  • SULFIDES
  • ALKENES
  • OXIDANT
  • OXYGEN

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