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Direct Access to Parent Amido Complexes of Rhodium and Iridium through N[BOND]H Activation of Ammonia

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  • Dipl.-Chem. Inmaculada Mena,

    1. Instituto de Síntesis Química y Catálisis Homogénea ISQCH, Universidad de Zaragoza-CSIC, Pl. San Francisco s/n, 50009 Zaragoza (Spain)
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  • Dr. Miguel A. Casado,

    Corresponding author
    1. Instituto de Síntesis Química y Catálisis Homogénea ISQCH, Universidad de Zaragoza-CSIC, Pl. San Francisco s/n, 50009 Zaragoza (Spain)
    • Instituto de Síntesis Química y Catálisis Homogénea ISQCH, Universidad de Zaragoza-CSIC, Pl. San Francisco s/n, 50009 Zaragoza (Spain)
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  • Dr. Pilar García-Orduña,

    1. Instituto de Síntesis Química y Catálisis Homogénea ISQCH, Universidad de Zaragoza-CSIC, Pl. San Francisco s/n, 50009 Zaragoza (Spain)
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  • Dr. Víctor Polo,

    1. Departamento de Química Física, Universidad de Zaragoza, 50009 Zaragoza (Spain)
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  • Prof. Fernando J. Lahoz,

    1. Instituto de Síntesis Química y Catálisis Homogénea ISQCH, Universidad de Zaragoza-CSIC, Pl. San Francisco s/n, 50009 Zaragoza (Spain)
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  • Dr. Atif Fazal,

    1. Center for Refining & Petrochemicals, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran 31261 (Saudi Arabia)
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  • Prof. Luis A. Oro

    Corresponding author
    1. Instituto de Síntesis Química y Catálisis Homogénea ISQCH, Universidad de Zaragoza-CSIC, Pl. San Francisco s/n, 50009 Zaragoza (Spain)
    2. Center for Refining & Petrochemicals, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran 31261 (Saudi Arabia)
    • Instituto de Síntesis Química y Catálisis Homogénea ISQCH, Universidad de Zaragoza-CSIC, Pl. San Francisco s/n, 50009 Zaragoza (Spain)
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  • Financial support from CONSOLIDER INGENIO-2010 program under the projects MULTICAT (CSD2009-00050) and Factoría de Cristalización (CSD2006-0015). P.G.O. acknowledges financial support from the CSIC “JAE-Doc” program. L.A.O. is a Visiting Professor at the King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals.

Abstract

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Simplicity! A direct entry to amido rhodium and iridium complexes was easily achieved by reaction of gaseous ammonia with alkoxo-bridged precursors under very mild conditions. This new approach allowed the high-yield access for the first time to elusive [Rh-NH2] complexes.

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