Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Issue 88, 2013
Previous Article Next Article

Radical Pd(III)/Pd(I) reductive elimination in palladium sequences

Author affiliations

Abstract

Open-shell mechanisms are often at work in catalytic sequences involving first-row transition metals while usually not considered in palladium chemistry. Herein a computational study suggests their possible relevance in catalytic methods involving paramagnetic Pd(III) intermediates. Indeed C–C bond forming reductive elimination previously thought to occur in Pd(IV) complexes has lower barriers in neutral, radical Pd(III) intermediates instead. These species could form upon addition on Pd(II) of an aryl radical generated via single electron transfer from a photo-active ruthenium complex and have the perfect stereoelectronic arrangement to smoothly undergo the coupling process.

Graphical abstract: Radical Pd(iii)/Pd(i) reductive elimination in palladium sequences

Back to tab navigation
Please wait while Download options loads

Supplementary files

Publication details

The article was received on 19 Aug 2013, accepted on 15 Sep 2013 and first published on 17 Sep 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46355A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 10424-10426
  •   Request permissions

    Radical Pd(III)/Pd(I) reductive elimination in palladium sequences

    G. Maestri, M. Malacria and E. Derat, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 10424
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46355A

Search articles by author