Dimerization of Terminal Aryl Alkynes Catalyzed by Iron(II) Amine-Pyrazolyl Tripodal Complexes with E/Z Selectivity Controlled by tert-Butoxide
Lin, Ting Ting
Albawardi, Saad Fahad
Hor, T. S. Andy
KAUST DepartmentPhysical Sciences and Engineering (PSE) Division
Chemical Science Program
KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
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AbstractThe catalytic activity of iron(II) complexes with functionalized amine-pyrazolyl tripodal ligands toward dimerization of terminal alkynes in the presence a base (KOtBu or NaOtBu) has been studied. An unusual E/Z selectivity of the reaction determined by tert-butoxide was observed.
CitationXue F, Song X, Lin TT, Munkerup K, Albawardi SF, et al. (2018) Dimerization of Terminal Aryl Alkynes Catalyzed by Iron(II) Amine-Pyrazolyl Tripodal Complexes with E/Z Selectivity Controlled by tert-Butoxide. ACS Omega 3: 5071–5077. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.8b00539.
SponsorsWe are grateful to the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) of Singapore (R-143-000-566-305 and IMRE/16-1C0131), GlaxoSmithKline (R-143-000-492-592) and KAUST for financial support. The computation work was supported by the A*STAR Computational Resource Centre through the use of the high-performance computing facilities and by KAUST.
PublisherAmerican Chemical Society (ACS)