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    First evidence for radical anions in metathesis catalysis

    Amir-Ebrahimi, Valia and Hamilton, James G. and Nelson, Jane and Rooney, John J. and Thompson, Jillian M. and Beaumont, Andrew J. and Rooney, A. Denise and Harding, Charles J. (1999) First evidence for radical anions in metathesis catalysis. Chemical Communications, 17. pp. 1621-1622. ISSN 1359-7345

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    The Grubbs’ catalyst, (PCy3)2RuCl2([double bond, length half m-dash]CHPh), generates persistent radical anions on treatment with π-acceptors such as p-benzoquinones and a remarkably wide range of dienes and even simple alkenes.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: radical anions; metathesis catalysis; Grubbs’ catalyst;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Chemistry
    Item ID: 8019
    Depositing User: Dr. Denise Rooney
    Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2017 15:37
    Journal or Publication Title: Chemical Communications
    Publisher: Royal Society of Chemstry
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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