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

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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.
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-91
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical
Volume423
Early online date4 Jun 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2016

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  • N-Heterocyclic carbenes, Zinc, methylation, CO2

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