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Issue 12, 2018
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Synthesis of silyl iron hydride via Si–H activation and its dual catalytic application in the hydrosilylation of carbonyl compounds and dehydration of benzamides

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Abstract

The hydrido silyl iron complex (o-Ph2PC6H4SiMe2)Fe(PMe3)3H (2) was obtained via the activation of the Si–H bond of the bidentate silyl ligand o-Ph2P(C6H4)SiMe2H (1) by Fe(PMe3)4. 2 showed good to excellent catalytic activity in both the reduction of aldehydes/ketones and the dehydration of benzamide. In addition, with complex 2 as a catalyst, α,β-unsaturated carbonyls could be selectively reduced to the corresponding α,β-unsaturated alcohols. The mechanisms of the formation of 2 and the catalytic dehydration process are proposed and partly experimentally verified.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of silyl iron hydride via Si–H activation and its dual catalytic application in the hydrosilylation of carbonyl compounds and dehydration of benzamides

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The article was received on 23 Jan 2018, accepted on 16 Feb 2018 and first published on 17 Feb 2018


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C8DT00289D
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2018,47, 4352-4359

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    Synthesis of silyl iron hydride via Si–H activation and its dual catalytic application in the hydrosilylation of carbonyl compounds and dehydration of benzamides

    S. Ren, S. Xie, T. Zheng, Y. Wang, S. Xu, B. Xue, X. Li, H. Sun, O. Fuhr and D. Fenske, Dalton Trans., 2018, 47, 4352
    DOI: 10.1039/C8DT00289D

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