When a catalyst derived from Fe3(CO)12 supported on magnesia is treated either with CO + H2 or C2H4 propene is formed selectively; this can be explained on the basis of a carbene + olefin ⇌ metallacyclobutane mechanism.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications|
|State||Published - 1980|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Medicine