Ancillary ligand effects in chiral C1- Symmetric ansa-metallocene catalysts for stereoregular α-olefin polymerization. "wingspan" modification with octahydrofluorene

Yasushi Obora, Charlotte L. Stern, Tobin J Marks, Peter N. Nickias

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The synthesis and activity as precatalysts for stereoregular α-olefin polymerization of the chiral C1-symmetric zirconocene complexes (R)- and (S)-Me2Si(η5-C13H 16)(η-C5H3R*)ZrR2), where C13H16 = octahydrofluorenyl, R = NMe2, Cl, or Me, and R* = (1R,2S,5R)-trans-5-methyl-cis-2-(2-propyl)cyclohexyl ((-)-menthyl), are described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2503-2505
Number of pages3
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1997


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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