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

Hon Man Lee, Tao Jiang, Edwin D. Stevens, Steven P. 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 room temperature and atmospheric pressure of hydrogen.

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

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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