Cyclotrimerisation of isocyanates catalysed by low-coordinate Mn(II) and Fe(II) m-terphenyl complexes
Sharpe, Helen R.
Geer, Ana M.
Williams, Huw E.L.
Blundell, Toby J.
Blake, Alexander J.
Kays, Deborah L.
- Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Two- and three-coordinate m-terphenyl complexes of manganese and iron are efficient catalysts for the selective cyclotrimerisation of primary aliphatic isocyanates affording isocyanurates in short reaction times and under mild conditions.