Bis(imino) pyridine cobalt alkyl complexes and their reactivity towards ethylene: a model system for beta-hydrogen chain transfer

VC Gibson*, KP Tellmann, MJ Humphries, DF Wass

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Abstract

Bis(imino)pyridine cobalt(I) n-alkyl complexes react with ethylene by beta-hydrogen transfer, allowing direct study of a termination step commonly encountered in polymerisation and oligomerisation catalysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2316-2317
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number20
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Keywords

  • POLYMERIZATION CATALYSTS
  • IRON

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