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Aqueous hydrogenation of carbon dioxide catalysed by water-soluble ruthenium aqua complexes under acidic conditions

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Abstract

Hydrogenation of carbon dioxide (P(H2/CO2) = 5.5/2.5 MPa) into formic acid (HCOOH) under acidic conditions (pH 2.5–5.0) in water has been achieved by using water-soluble ruthenium aqua catalysts [(η6-C6Me6)RuII(L)(OH2)]SO4 (L = 2,2′-bipyridine or 4,4′-dimethoxy-2,2′-bipyridine).

Graphical abstract: Aqueous hydrogenation of carbon dioxide catalysed by water-soluble ruthenium aqua complexes under acidic conditions

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Submitted
29 Jul 2004
Accepted
08 Sep 2004
First published
14 Oct 2004

Chem. Commun., 2004, 2714-2715
Article type
Communication

Aqueous hydrogenation of carbon dioxide catalysed by water-soluble ruthenium aqua complexes under acidic conditions

H. Hayashi, S. Ogo and S. Fukuzumi, Chem. Commun., 2004, 2714
DOI: 10.1039/B411633J

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