Synthesis and Activity in Ring-Closing Metathesis of Phosphine and NHC-Containing Ruthenium–Indenylidene (Bis)Pyridine Complexes

  • Herve Clavier
  • Steven P. Nolan
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 243)

The reactions of Cl2–Ru–(3-phenylindenylidene) complexes with excess pyridine lead to new ruthenium (Ru)-based bis(pyridine) adducts in good yield. These thermally robust catalysts have been tested in ring-closing metathesis (RCM). In spite of promising initiation rates, only moderate to good activities have been observed in kinetic studies on several substrates.

Keywords

Platinum Hexane Catalysis Pyridine Adduct 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Herve Clavier
    • 1
  • Steven P. Nolan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of New OrleansNew OrleansUSA

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