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Hydrogenation of CO2 to formic acid with iridiumIII(bisMETAMORPhos)(hydride): the role of a dormant fac-IrIII(trihydride) and an active trans-IrIII(dihydride) species

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An IrIII-monohydride species bearing a chemoresponsive ligand is active in catalytic CO2 hydrogenation to formic acid with DBU as the exogenous base. Spectroscopic and computational data reveal a trans-IrIII-dihydride as the essential catalytic intermediate and an IrIII(H)3 species as the dormant off-cycle product. This insight will aid future design of improved CO2 reduction catalysts.

Graphical abstract: Hydrogenation of CO2 to formic acid with iridiumIII(bisMETAMORPhos)(hydride): the role of a dormant fac-IrIII(trihydride) and an active trans-IrIII(dihydride) species

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The article was received on 04 Sep 2015, accepted on 02 Oct 2015 and first published on 08 Oct 2015


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C5CY01476J
Citation: Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016,6, 404-408
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    Hydrogenation of CO2 to formic acid with iridiumIII(bisMETAMORPhos)(hydride): the role of a dormant fac-IrIII(trihydride) and an active trans-IrIII(dihydride) species

    S. Oldenhof, J. I. van der Vlugt and J. N. H. Reek, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016, 6, 404
    DOI: 10.1039/C5CY01476J

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