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Mechanistic insights into hydride transfer for catalytic hydrogenation of CO2 with cobalt complexes

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Abstract

The catalytic hydrogenation of CO2 to formate by Co(dmpe)2H can proceed via direct hydride transfer or via CO2 coordination to Co followed by reductive elimination of formate. The different nature of the rate-determining step in the two mechanisms may provide new insights into designing catalysts with improved performance.

Graphical abstract: Mechanistic insights into hydride transfer for catalytic hydrogenation of CO2 with cobalt complexes

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The article was received on 27 May 2014, accepted on 11 Jun 2014 and first published on 18 Jun 2014


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT01551G
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Citation: Dalton Trans., 2014,43, 11803-11806
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    Mechanistic insights into hydride transfer for catalytic hydrogenation of CO2 with cobalt complexes

    N. Kumar, D. M. Camaioni, M. Dupuis, S. Raugei and A. M. Appel, Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 11803
    DOI: 10.1039/C4DT01551G

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