P-Tu-6 Hydroamination of Ethylene Catalyzed by Novel Platinum(II) N-heterocyclic Carbene Complexes

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Peng Cao1, Michael Limbach2 and Robin Padilla1, (1)Catalysis Research Laboratory, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany, (2)GCB/C-M313, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany
novel N-heterocyclic carbene platinum(II) complexes were synthesized and successfully employed in the catalytic hydroamination of ethylene for the first time.Further studies found that water could accelarate the reaction.

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