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Preorganized Frustrated Lewis Pairs
- Bertini, Federica, Lyaskovskyy, Volodymyr, Timmer, Brian
J. J., de Kanter, Frans J. J., Lutz, Martin, Ehlers, Andreas W., Slootweg, J. Chris, Lammertsma, Koop
- Journal of the American Chemical Society 2012 v.134 no.1 pp. 201-204
- carbon dioxide, chemical reactions, hydrogen
- 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.