Efficient thermochemical alkane dehydrogenation and isomerization catalyzed by an iridium pincer complex

Fuchen Liu, Alan S Goldman

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((i-Pr)PCP)IrH2 is found to be a remarkably effective solution-phase catalyst for the 'acceptorless' thermochemical dehydrogenation of cycloalkanes (and isomerization in the case of cyclodecane), and the first such catalyst reported to effect the dehydrogenation of n-alkanes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)655-656
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Apr 7 1999


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