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A MOF-assisted phosphine free bifunctional iron complex for the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide, sodium bicarbonate and carbonate to formate

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Abstract

The hydrogenation of carbon dioxide into formic acid (FA) with Earth-abundant metals is a vibrant research area because FA is an attractive molecule for hydrogen storage. We report a cyclopentadienyl iron tricarbonyl complex that provides up to 3000 turnover number for carbon dioxide hydrogenation when combined with a catalytic amount of the chromium dicarboxylate MOF MIL-53(Cr). To date, this is the highest turnover number reported in the presence of a phosphine-free iron complex.

Graphical abstract: A MOF-assisted phosphine free bifunctional iron complex for the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide, sodium bicarbonate and carbonate to formate

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The article was received on 10 Dec 2018, accepted on 01 Apr 2019 and first published on 02 Apr 2019


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC09771B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2019,55, 4977-4980

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    A MOF-assisted phosphine free bifunctional iron complex for the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide, sodium bicarbonate and carbonate to formate

    S. Coufourier, S. Gaillard, G. Clet, C. Serre, M. Daturi and J. Renaud, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 4977
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CC09771B

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