Proton-bridged dinuclear (salen)Ru carbene complexes: Synthesis, structure, and reactivity of {[(salchda)Ru=C(OR)(CH=CPh2)]2 ·H}+

Chun Yuen Wong*, Wai Lun MAN, Chao Wang, Hoi Lun Kwong, Wai Yeung WONG, Tai Chu Lau

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Abstract

Hydrogen-bridged dinuclear ruthenium carbene complexes supported by salen have been prepared and found to be active catalysts for the cyclopropanation of alkenes; electrochemical and theoretical studies suggest the existence of electronic communication between the Ru centers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)324-326
Number of pages3
JournalOrganometallics
Volume27
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Feb 2008

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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