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Highly efficient hydrogenation of carbon dioxide to formate catalyzed by iridium(III) complexes of imine–diphosphine ligands

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A new iridium catalyst containing an imine–diphosphine ligand has been developed, which showed high efficiency for the hydrogenation of CO2 to formate (yield up to 99%, TON up to 450 000). A possible catalytic mechanism is proposed, in which the imine group of the catalyst plays a key role in the cleavage of H2 and the activation of CO2.

Graphical abstract: Highly efficient hydrogenation of carbon dioxide to formate catalyzed by iridium(iii) complexes of imine–diphosphine ligands

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The article was received on 23 Jan 2015, accepted on 04 Mar 2015 and first published on 04 Mar 2015


Article type: Edge Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC00248F
Citation: Chem. Sci., 2015,6, 2928-2931
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    Highly efficient hydrogenation of carbon dioxide to formate catalyzed by iridium(III) complexes of imine–diphosphine ligands

    C. Liu, J. Xie, G. Tian, W. Li and Q. Zhou, Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 2928
    DOI: 10.1039/C5SC00248F

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