The Design of Ligand Systems for Immobilisation in Novel Reaction Media

Paul B. Webb*, David J. Cole Hamilton

*Corresponding author for this work

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPhosphorus(III) Ligands in Homogeneous Catalysis
Subtitle of host publicationDesign and Synthesis
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Number of pages36
ISBN (Print)9780470666272
Publication statusPublished - 9 May 2012


  • BINAP, ligands in asymmetric catalysis
  • Catalyst recycle, continuous process, challenges facing the chemical industry
  • Catalyst separation, transition to environmentally benign processes
  • Direct sulfonation route, and difficulty of isolating product from sulfonation
  • Experimental TPPTS
  • Fluorous biphasic catalysis, catalyst partitioning towards fluorous phase
  • Immobilising catalysts in IL, charge separation into catalyst structure
  • Ligand design, desired solubility and isolation from phosphorus centre
  • Ligand structure control, fine-tuning chemoselectivity, regioselectivity
  • Ligand system design, for immobilisation in novel reaction media

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