The nature of the active species in bis(imino) pyridyl cobalt ethylene polymerisation catalysts

VC Gibson*, MJ Humphries, KP Tellmann, DF Wass, AJP White, DJ Williams

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Abstract

Studies on cobalt ethylene polymerisation catalysts bearing bis(imino) pyridine ligands strongly indicate that the activated species is not the anticipated cobalt(II) alkyl cation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2252-2253
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • POLYMERIZATION
  • COMPLEXES
  • IRON
  • OLIGOMERIZATION
  • ACTIVATION
  • ALKENES

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