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Cerium-Catalyzed Hydrosilylation of Acrylates to Give α-Silyl Esters
Angewandte Chemie International
  • Aradhana Pindwal, Iowa State University
  • Smita Patnaik, Iowa State University
  • William C Everett, Iowa State University
  • Arkady Ellern, Iowa State University
  • Theresa L Windus, Iowa State University
  • Aaron D. Sadow, Iowa State University
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The homoleptic organocerium complex Ce{C(SiHMe2)3}3 (1) reacts with B(C6F5)3 to produce the zwitterionic bis(alkyl) hydridoborato Ce{C(SiHMe2)3}2HB(C6F5)3 (2). NMR and IR spectroscopy and X-ray crystallography indicate that each alkyl ligand contains two bridging Ce↼H-Si interactions in both 1 and 2. Compound 2 serves as a precatalyst for the hydrosilylation of acrylates to give α-silyl esters at room temperature with a turnover number of 2200.


This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Pindwal, Aradhana, Smita Patnaik, William C. Everett, Arkady Ellern, Theresa L. Windus, and Aaron D. Sadow. "Cerium‐Catalyzed Hydrosilylation of Acrylates to Give α‐Silyl Esters." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 56, no. 2 (2017): 628-631, which has been published in final form at DOI:10.1002/anie.201610263. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.

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Aradhana Pindwal, Smita Patnaik, William C Everett, Arkady Ellern, et al.. "Cerium-Catalyzed Hydrosilylation of Acrylates to Give α-Silyl Esters" Angewandte Chemie International Vol. 56 Iss. 2 (2017) p. 628 - 631
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