Hydrogen activation with perfluorinated organoboranes: 1,2,3- tris(pentafluorophenyl)-4,5,6,7-tetrafluoro-1-boraindene

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Houghton, Adrian Y.; Karttunen, Virve; Piers, Warren E.; Tuononen, Heikki;
  • Publisher: RSC Publications
  • Subject: organoboraanit | vedyn aktivointi | fluorattu boraindeeni | organoboron compounds | hydrogen activation | perfluorinated boraindene

The perfluorinated boraindene 3 was synthesized and fully characterized. Both computational and crystallographic data show that 3 is antiaromatic. Compound 3 was shown to react reversibly with H2 and to catalyse the hydrogenation of cyclohexene. The mechanism of catalys... View more
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