Chapter 3. N-Heterocyclic Carbenes in Copper-Catalyzed Reactions

  1. Prof. Bruno Pignataro
  1. Silvia Díez-González

Published Online: 26 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630554.ch3

Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Advances in Synthetic Chemistry

Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Advances in Synthetic Chemistry

How to Cite

Díez-González, S. (2010) N-Heterocyclic Carbenes in Copper-Catalyzed Reactions, in Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Advances in Synthetic Chemistry (ed B. Pignataro), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630554.ch3

Editor Information

  1. University of Palermo, Department of Physical Chemistry, Viale delle Scienze, 90128 Palermo, Italy

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, SW7 2AZ, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527325399

Online ISBN: 9783527630554

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Keywords:

  • N-Hetero cyclic carbene;
  • copper;
  • homogeneous catalysis;
  • reduction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Preparation of NHC-Containing Copper Complexes

  • Main Applications of [(NHC)Cu] Complexes in Catalysis

  • Copper Hydride-Mediated Reactions

  • [3 + 2] Cycloaddition of Azides and Alkynes

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgments

  • References