Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity of stable [(NHC)H][ZnXY2] (NHC=N-Heterocyclic carbene, X, Y=Cl, Br) species
Cordes, David B.
Slawin, Alexandra M.Z.
Nolan, Steven P.
Cazin, Catherine S. J.
KAUST Grant NumberOSR-2015-CCF-1974-03
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AbstractThe 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.
CitationSantoro O, Nahra F, Cordes DB, Slawin AMZ, Nolan SP, et al. (2016) Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity of stable [(NHC)H][ZnXY 2 ] (NHC = N -Heterocyclic carbene, X, Y = Cl, Br) species. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 423: 85–91. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcata.2016.05.031.
SponsorsThe authors gratefully acknowledge the Royal Society (University Research Fellowship to C.S.J.C) and the EPSRC (EP/J500549/1, EP/K00445X/1) for funding. S.P.N. acknowledges support from KSU.This publication is based upon some work supported by the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) under Award No. OSR-2015-CCF-1974-03.