An unexpected mechanism of hydrosilylation by a silyl hydride complex of molybdenum

Andrey Y. Khalimon, Stanislav K. Ignatov, Razvan Simionescu, Lyudmila G. Kuzmina, Judith A.K. Howard, Georgii I. Nikonov

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Abstract

Carbonyl hydrosilylation catalyzed by (ArN)Mo(H)(SiH 2Ph) (PMe 3) 3 (3) is unusual in that it does not involve the expected Si-O elimination from intermediate (ArN)Mo(SiH 2Ph)(O iPr)(PMe 3) 2 (7). Instead, 7 reversibly transfers β-CH hydrogen from the alkoxide ligand to metal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)754-756
Number of pages3
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Volume51
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 16 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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