Uranium(IV) amido-borohydrides as highly active diene polymerisation catalysts

Stephen M Mansell, Fanny Bonnet, Marc Visseaux, Polly L. Arnold

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Abstract

The synthesis and structural characterisation of the uranium(IV) amido-borohydrides (N '')(2)U{kappa(2)-N(SiMe3)-SiMe2CH2BBN-H} and U{kappa(2)-N(SiMe3)SiMe2CH2BBN-H}(2), and their activity as pre-catalysts for the polymerisation of isoprene are described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9033-9039
Number of pages7
JournalDalton Transactions
Volume42
Issue number25
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • HYDROGEN-DEUTERIUM EXCHANGE
  • ISOPRENE POLYMERIZATION
  • STEREOSPECIFIC POLYMERIZATION
  • COMPLEXES
  • CHEMISTRY
  • LIGANDS
  • CRYSTAL
  • HYDRIDE
  • ACTIVATION
  • INSERTION

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