Iron-Catalyzed Hydrosilylation of Esters

Authors

  • David Bézier,

    1. UMR 6226, CNRS-UR1, “Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes”, Team “Organometallics, Materials and Catalysis”, Université de Rennes 1, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes cedex, France, Fax: (+33)-2-2323-6939
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  • Gopaladasu T. Venkanna,

    1. UMR 6226, CNRS-UR1, “Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes”, Team “Organometallics, Materials and Catalysis”, Université de Rennes 1, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes cedex, France, Fax: (+33)-2-2323-6939
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  • Luis C. Misal Castro,

    1. UMR 6226, CNRS-UR1, “Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes”, Team “Organometallics, Materials and Catalysis”, Université de Rennes 1, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes cedex, France, Fax: (+33)-2-2323-6939
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  • Jianxia Zheng,

    1. UMR 6226, CNRS-UR1, “Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes”, Team “Organometallics, Materials and Catalysis”, Université de Rennes 1, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes cedex, France, Fax: (+33)-2-2323-6939
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  • Thierry Roisnel,

    1. UMR 6226, CNRS-UR1, “Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes”, Team “Centre de Diffractométrie X”, Université de Rennes 1, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes cedex, France
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  • Jean-Baptiste Sortais,

    Corresponding author
    1. UMR 6226, CNRS-UR1, “Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes”, Team “Organometallics, Materials and Catalysis”, Université de Rennes 1, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes cedex, France, Fax: (+33)-2-2323-6939
    • UMR 6226, CNRS-UR1, “Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes”, Team “Organometallics, Materials and Catalysis”, Université de Rennes 1, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes cedex, France, Fax: (+33)-2-2323-6939
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  • Christophe Darcel

    Corresponding author
    1. UMR 6226, CNRS-UR1, “Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes”, Team “Organometallics, Materials and Catalysis”, Université de Rennes 1, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes cedex, France, Fax: (+33)-2-2323-6939
    • UMR 6226, CNRS-UR1, “Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes”, Team “Organometallics, Materials and Catalysis”, Université de Rennes 1, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes cedex, France, Fax: (+33)-2-2323-6939
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Abstract

The first hydrosilylation of esters catalyzed by a well defined iron complex has been developed. Esters are converted to the corresponding alcohols at 100 °C, under solvent-free conditions and visible light activation.

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