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Preorganized Frustrated Lewis Pairs

Author:
Bertini, Federica, Lyaskovskyy, Volodymyr, Timmer, Brian J. J., de Kanter, Frans J. J., Lutz, Martin, Ehlers, Andreas W., Slootweg, J. Chris, Lammertsma, Koop
Source:
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2012 v.134 no.1 pp. 201-204
ISSN:
1520-5126
Subject:
carbon dioxide, chemical reactions, hydrogen
Abstract:
Geminal frustrated Lewis pairs (FLPs) are expected to exhibit increased reactivity when the donor and acceptor sites are perfectly aligned. This is shown for reactions of the nonfluorinated FLP tBu₂PCH₂BPh₂ with H₂, CO₂, and isocyanates and supported computationally.
Agid:
5384772