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Catalysis Involving Metal π-Complex Intermediates

  • Minoru Tsutsui
  • Morris N. Levy
  • Akira Nakamura
  • Mitsuo Ichikawa
  • Kan Mori
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Abstract

In recent years it has become evident that many metal-catalyzed reactions proceed via a substrate metal π-complex intermediate. Commercially, the most significant of these include the polymerization of ethylene, the hydroformylation of olefins yielding aldehydes (oxo process), and the air oxidation of ethylene-producing acetaldehyde (Wacker process).

Keywords

Allyl Acetate Homogeneous Hydrogenation Crystal Field Stabilization Energy Nickel Carbonyl Phenyl Magnesium Bromide 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Minoru Tsutsui
    • 1
  • Morris N. Levy
    • 2
  • Akira Nakamura
    • 3
  • Mitsuo Ichikawa
    • 4
  • Kan Mori
    • 5
  1. 1.Chemistry DepartmentTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA
  2. 2.Chemical and Solvent DistillersAstoriaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Synthetic ChemistryOsaka UniversityToyonaka City, OsakaJapan
  4. 4.Research LaboratoriesJapan Synthetic Rubber CompanyKawasaki CityJapan
  5. 5.Basic Research DivisionJapan Synthetic Rubber CompanyKawasaki CityJapan

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