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Department of Chemistry

Publication details for Dr Philip W. Dyer

Tuxworth, Luke, Baiget, Lise, Phanopoulos, Andreas, Metters, Owen J., Batsanov, Andrei S., Fox, Mark A., Howard, Judith A. K. & Dyer, Philip W. (2012). Phosphine-alkene ligand-mediated alkyl-alkyl and alkyl-halide elimination processes from palladium(II). Chemical Communications 48(84): 10413-10415.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

N-Diphenylphosphino-7-aza-benzobicyclo[2.2.1]hept-2-ene (2) behaves as a chelating phosphine–alkene ligand for Pd0 and PdII, promoting direct alkyl–alkyl and indirect alkyl–halide reductive elimination reactions due to the stabilisation of the resulting bis(phosphine–alkene)Pd0 complex.