High-selectivity bis(imino)pyridine iron catalysts for the hydrosilylation of 1,2,4-trivinylcyclohexane

Crisita Carmen Hojilla Atienza, Aaron M. Tondreau, Keith J. Weller, Kenrick M. Lewis, Richard W. Cruse, Susan A. Nye, Julie L. Boyer, Johannes G.P. Delis, Paul J. Chirik

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Abstract

Aryl-substituted bis(imino)pyridine iron dinitrogen complexes are active for the hydrosilylation of 1,2,4- trivinylcyclohexane with tertiary alkoxy silanes, a process used in the manufacture of low rolling resistance tires. The iron compounds exhibit unprecedented selectivity for the monohydrosilylation of the desired 4-alkene that far exceeds results obtained with commercially used platinum compounds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2169-2172
Number of pages4
JournalACS Catalysis
Volume2
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 5 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

Keywords

  • Catalysis
  • Hydrosilylation
  • Iron
  • Silane
  • Trivinylcyclohexene

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    Atienza, C. C. H., Tondreau, A. M., Weller, K. J., Lewis, K. M., Cruse, R. W., Nye, S. A., Boyer, J. L., Delis, J. G. P., & Chirik, P. J. (2012). High-selectivity bis(imino)pyridine iron catalysts for the hydrosilylation of 1,2,4-trivinylcyclohexane. ACS Catalysis, 2(10), 2169-2172. https://doi.org/10.1021/cs300584b