OD51 Immobilized Grubbs-type Metathesis Catalysts on Mesoporous Supports: Unraveling of the Immobilization Mechanism and Description of Observed Shifts in Product Selectivities

Thursday, June 9, 2011: 8:40 AM
Ambassador Ballroom 1 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Boris Van Berlo1, Jan Dijkmans1, Kristof Houthoofd1, Moniek Tromp2, Ive Hermans3, Pierre A. Jacobs4 and Bert F. Sels1, (1)Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium, (2)Structural Analytics in Catalysis, Technische Universität München, Garching, Germany, (3)Institute for Chemical and Bio-Engineering, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, (4)Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, Catholic University of Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
The second generation Hoveyda-Grubbs catalyst is successfully immobilized on mesoporous silica according to a very practical one-step procedure. The catalytic activity is truly linked to the solid phase and the catalyst is stable up to 22.500 TON and resistant to leaching.

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