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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Bearings (structural)
Iridium
Alkenes
carbenes
iridium
imidazoles
alkenes
Atmospheric pressure
Hydrogenation
hydrogenation
Hydrogen
atmospheric pressure
Ligands
catalysts
ligands
Catalysts
room temperature
hydrogen
Temperature
carbene

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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Lee, Hon Man ; Jiang, Tao ; Stevens, Edwin D. ; Nolan, Steven P. / A cationic iridium complex bearing an imidazol-2-ylidene ligand as alkene hydrogenation catalyst. In: Organometallics. 2001 ; Vol. 20, No. 6. pp. 1255-1258.
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In: Organometallics, Vol. 20, No. 6, 19.03.2001, p. 1255-1258.

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