A novel cis-dioxoruthenium(VI) complex of N,N′,N′-trimethyl-1, 4,7-triazacyclononane (Me3tacn) for organic oxidation

Wing Chi Cheng, Wing Yiu Yu, Kung Kai Cheung, Chi Ming Che

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The X-ray structure of [Ru(Me3tacn)O2(CF 3CO2)]+ shows a cis-dioxoruthenium(VI) unit with the Ru=O distances and O-Ru-O angle being 1.717(9) and 1.715(9) Å and 118.3(4)°respectively, this RuVI complex catalyses alkene epoxidation and alkane hydroxylation by PhIO and ButOOH.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1063-1064
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1994
Externally publishedYes

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