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1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium cobalt tetracarbonyl [bmim][Co(CO)4]: a catalytically active organometallic ionic liquid

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Abstract

An ambient temperature liquid transition metal carbonyl anion has been prepared in a metathesis reaction between [bmim]Cl ([bmim]+ = 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium cation) and Na[Co(CO)4]; the ionic liquid catalyses the debromination of 2-bromoketones.

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Submitted
25 May 2001
Accepted
01 Aug 2001
First published
03 Sep 2001

Chem. Commun., 2001, 1862-1863
Article type
Communication

1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium cobalt tetracarbonyl [bmim][Co(CO)4]: a catalytically active organometallic ionic liquid

R. J. C. Brown, P. J. Dyson, D. J. Ellis and T. Welton, Chem. Commun., 2001, 1862
DOI: 10.1039/B104601M

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