This work was supported by the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft and the Gerhard-Hess-Programm of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. We wish to thank Dr. K. Seevogel and M. Blumenthal (Mülheim and der Ruhr) for assistance with UV/Vis measurements. We also thank Degussa AG and Hoechst AG for generous loans of chemicals.
Article first published online: 22 DEC 2003
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Angewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Volume 36, Issue 15, pages 1628–1630, August 18, 1997
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Kainz, S., Koch, D., Leitner, W. and Baumann, W. (1997), Perfluoroalkyl-Substituted Arylphosphanes as Ligands for Homogenous Catalysis in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 36: 1628–1630. doi: 10.1002/anie.199716281
In memory of Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson
- Issue published online: 22 DEC 2003
- Article first published online: 22 DEC 2003
- Manuscript Received: 13 FEB 1997
- carbon dioxide;
- homogenous catalysis;
- P ligands;
- supercritical fluids
The solubility of complexes is one decisive factor for their use as homogeneous catalysis in supercritical carbon dioxide (scCO2). Complexes with perfluoroalkyl-substituted arylphosphane ligands (shown schematically on the right), which can be prepared by a straightforward and variable synthetic methodology, exhibit high solubility in scCO2 in contrast to unsubstituted parent compounds.