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Dinuclear metal catalysts: improved performance of heterodinuclear mixed catalysts for CO2–epoxide copolymerization

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Abstract

Some of the most active catalysts for carbon dioxide and epoxide copolymerization are dinuclear metal complexes. Whilst efficient homodinuclear catalysts are known, until now heterodinuclear catalysts remain unreported. Here, a facile, in situ route to a catalyst system comprising a mixture of homo- and heteronuclear Zn–Mg complexes is presented. This catalyst system shows excellent polymerization control and exhibits significantly higher activity than the homodinuclear catalysts alone or in combination.

Graphical abstract: Dinuclear metal catalysts: improved performance of heterodinuclear mixed catalysts for CO2–epoxide copolymerization

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Submitted
02 Dec 2013
Accepted
11 Feb 2014
First published
20 Feb 2014

This article is Open Access

Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 4164-4167
Article type
Communication
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Dinuclear metal catalysts: improved performance of heterodinuclear mixed catalysts for CO2–epoxide copolymerization

P. K. Saini, C. Romain and C. K. Williams, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 4164
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49158G

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