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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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
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 11 Feb 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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