Low-Temperature Rhodium-Catalyzed Dehydration of Primary Alcohols Promoted by Tetralkylammonium and Imidazolium Halides

George R. M. Dowson, Igor V. Shishkov, Duncan F. Wass*

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Abstract

Rhodium complexes, promoted by imidazolium or tetraalkylammonium halide salts, catalyze the dehydration of primary alcohols with good conversion and selectivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4001-4003
Number of pages3
JournalOrganometallics
Volume29
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Sep 2010

Keywords

  • IONIC LIQUIDS
  • ACETIC-ACID
  • OXIDATIVE ADDITION
  • ETHANOL
  • IODIDE
  • CARBONYLATION
  • ETHYLENE
  • PHASE
  • ACETATE
  • HYDROCARBONS

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