NHI- and NHC-Supported Al(III) Hydrides for Amine–Borane Dehydrocoupling Catalysis
AbstractThe catalytic dehydrocoupling of amine–boranes has recently received a great deal of attention due to its potential in hydrogen storage applications. The use of aluminum catalysts for this transformation would provide an additional cost-effective and sustainable approach towards the hydrogen economy. Herein, we report the use of both N-heterocyclic imine (NHI)- and carbene (NHC)-supported Al(III) hydrides and their role in the catalytic dehydrocoupling of Me2NHBH3. Differences in the σ-donating ability of the ligand class resulted in a more stable catalyst for NHI-Al(III) hydrides, whereas a deactivation pathway was found in the case of NHC-Al(III) hydrides. View Full-Text
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Weetman, C.; Ito, N.; Unno, M.; Hanusch, F.; Inoue, S. NHI- and NHC-Supported Al(III) Hydrides for Amine–Borane Dehydrocoupling Catalysis. Inorganics 2019, 7, 92.
Weetman C, Ito N, Unno M, Hanusch F, Inoue S. NHI- and NHC-Supported Al(III) Hydrides for Amine–Borane Dehydrocoupling Catalysis. Inorganics. 2019; 7(8):92.Chicago/Turabian Style
Weetman, Catherine; Ito, Nozomi; Unno, Masafumi; Hanusch, Franziska; Inoue, Shigeyoshi. 2019. "NHI- and NHC-Supported Al(III) Hydrides for Amine–Borane Dehydrocoupling Catalysis." Inorganics 7, no. 8: 92.
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