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Frustrated Lewis pairs: a new strategy to small molecule activation and hydrogenation catalysis

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Abstract

The combination of Lewis acids and bases that are sterically precluded from forming Lewis acid–base adducts, termed Frustrated Lewis pairs provide a unique route to the activation of small molecules and applications in catalysis.

Graphical abstract: Frustrated Lewis pairs: a new strategy to small molecule activation and hydrogenation catalysis

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The article was received on 05 Nov 2008, accepted on 15 Dec 2008 and first published on 18 Feb 2009


Article type: Perspective
DOI: 10.1039/B819621D
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2009,0, 3129-3136
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    Frustrated Lewis pairs: a new strategy to small molecule activation and hydrogenation catalysis

    D. W. Stephan, Dalton Trans., 2009, 0, 3129
    DOI: 10.1039/B819621D

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