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Ruthenium nanoparticles ligated by cholesterol-derived NHCs and their application in the hydrogenation of arenes

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Abstract

Herein we present ruthenium nanoparticles (Ru-NPs) stabilized with two rigid NHC ligands derived from cholesterol. The obtained nanoparticles were fully characterized and applied in the hydrogenation of various aromatic compounds under mild conditions. Interestingly, the more bulky ligand gives a slightly lower ligand coverage and a faster catalyst.

Graphical abstract: Ruthenium nanoparticles ligated by cholesterol-derived NHCs and their application in the hydrogenation of arenes

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The article was received on 09 Apr 2018, accepted on 29 May 2018 and first published on 29 May 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02833H
Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 7070-7073

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    Ruthenium nanoparticles ligated by cholesterol-derived NHCs and their application in the hydrogenation of arenes

    L. Rakers, L. M. Martínez-Prieto, A. M. López-Vinasco, K. Philippot, P. W. N. M. van Leeuwen, B. Chaudret and F. Glorius, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 7070
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02833H

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