Thermochemical alkane dehydrogenation catalyzed in solution without the use of a hydrogen acceptor

Wei Wei Xu, Glen P. Rosini, Mukta Gupta, Craig M. Jensen, William C. Kaska, Karsten Krogh-Jespersen, Alan S Goldman

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Abstract

(PCP)IrH2 [PCP = η3-C6H3(PBut 2) 2-1,3] catalyzes the efficient (several hundred mol product/mol catalyst) dehydrogenation of alkanes under reflux to give the corresponding alkenes and dihydrogen.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2273-2274
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 1997

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Xu, W. W., Rosini, G. P., Gupta, M., Jensen, C. M., Kaska, W. C., Krogh-Jespersen, K., & Goldman, A. S. (1997). Thermochemical alkane dehydrogenation catalyzed in solution without the use of a hydrogen acceptor. Chemical Communications, (23), 2273-2274.