Constrained geometry organolanthanide catalysts. Synthesis, structural characterization, and enhanced aminoalkene hydroamination/cyclization activity

Shun Tian, Victor M. Arredondo, Charlotte L. Stern, Tobin J Marks

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The synthesis and characterization of a series of Me2Si[(η5-C5Me4)( tBuN)]LnE(TMS)2 complexes is described for Ln = Sm, Nd, Yb, Lu; E = CH, N. As precatalysts for aminoalkene hydroamination/cyclization, they are significantly more active than the corresponding (C5Me5)2LnE(TMS)2 complexes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2568-2570
Number of pages3
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - Jul 5 1999


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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