Steric variations between the synthesis of a stable chiral C-2-symmetric diimidazolidinylidene and an electron-rich tetraazafulvalene

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Abstract

C-2-Symmetric electron-rich olefin dimers and imidazolidinylidene ligands with a 2,2-dimethyl-1,3-dioxolane backbone were synthesised and characterised. The steric protection of the carbene dictates which product is obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1040-1044
Number of pages5
JournalSynthesis
Volume6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Keywords

  • electron-rich olefin dimer
  • imidazolidinylidene
  • chiral
  • C-2-symmetric
  • heterocyclic carbene ligands
  • ruthenium catalysts
  • olefin metathesis
  • metal-complexes
  • derivatives
  • palladium

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