Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity of stable [(NHC)H][ZnXY2] (NHC=N-Heterocyclic carbene, X, Y=Cl, Br) species

Orlando Santoro, Fady Nahra, David B. Cordes, Alexandra M.Z. Slawin, Steven P. Nolan, Catherine S. J. Cazin

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Abstract

The synthesis and characterization of imidazol(in)ium-based zinc(II) halide salts are reported. These compounds present interesting structural features and exhibit high stability. Their catalytic activity was explored in the methylation of amines with CO2 and PhSiH3.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-91
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical
Volume423
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 4 2016
Externally publishedYes

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