A 1,1'-ferrocenyl phosphine-borane: synthesis, structure and evaluation in Rh-catalyzed hydroformylation

Magnus William Paul Bebbington, Sebastien Bontemps, Ghenwa Bouhadir, Martin J Hanton, Robert P Tooze, Hendrick van Rensburg, Didier Bourissou

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Abstract

The new ambiphilic ligand Ph2P–(1,10-ferrocenyl)–BMes2, prepared by sequential lithiation/electrophilic trapping of 1,10-dibromoferrocene, adopts a monomeric structure free of dative P-B and Fe-B interactions. This flexible phosphineborane and the related o-phenylene bridged system have been evaluated in Rh-catalyzed hydroformylation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1556-1559
Number of pages4
JournalNew Journal of Chemistry
Volume34
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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    Bebbington, M. W. P., Bontemps, S., Bouhadir, G., Hanton, M. J., Tooze, R. P., van Rensburg, H., & Bourissou, D. (2010). A 1,1'-ferrocenyl phosphine-borane: synthesis, structure and evaluation in Rh-catalyzed hydroformylation. New Journal of Chemistry, 34(8), 1556-1559. https://doi.org/10.1039/C0NJ00117A