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Catalytic Nitrogen Fixation Using Molybdenum–Dinitrogen Complexes as Catalysts

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Abstract

This chapter describes recent advances of molybdenum-catalyzed catalytic nitrogen fixation such as catalytic formation of silylamine and ammonia from dinitrogen under ambient reaction conditions. Hidai, Nishibayashi, Masuda, Mézailles, and their coworkers have achieved the molybdenum-catalyzed silylation and Schrock, Nishibayashi, and their coworkers have achieved the molybdenum-catalyzed formation of ammonia from nitrogen gas under ambient reaction conditions.

Keywords

  • Ammonia
  • Catalyst
  • Dinitrogen
  • Molybdenum
  • Reduction
  • Silylamine

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Eizawa, A., Nishibayashi, Y. (2017). Catalytic Nitrogen Fixation Using Molybdenum–Dinitrogen Complexes as Catalysts. In: Nishibayashi, Y. (eds) Nitrogen Fixation. Topics in Organometallic Chemistry, vol 60. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/3418_2016_10

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