Catalytic reduction of CO2 to CO by using zinc(II) and in situ generated carbodiphosphoranes

Roman Dobrovetsky*, Douglas W. Stephan

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Abstract

Playing it 'CO'ol: CO2 is catalytically reduced to CO with concurrent oxidation of phosphine to phosphineoxide by using an in situ generated catalyst derived from a carbodiphosphorane and zinc(II).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2516-2519
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume52
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 25 Feb 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Lewis acid
  • phosphorus
  • reaction mechanisms
  • reduction
  • zinc

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