Characterization of Ru(bpy)2(CO)(COO) prepared CO2 addition to Ru(bpy)2(CO) in acetonitrile

Etsuko Fujita, Mei Chou, Koji Tanaka

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A carboxylate complex, [Ru(bpy)2(CO)(COO)], was prepared by the addition of CO2 to the doubly reduced species, [Ru1(bpy)(bpy-.)(CO)], in CH3CN. The IR and UV-vis spectra of [Ru(bpy)2(CO)(COO)] show a marked cation and solvent dependence. Copyright (C) 2000 John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)844-846
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2000


  • Carbon dioxide reduction
  • Carboxylates
  • Photocatalysis
  • Ruthenium
  • Small molecule activation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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