Ruthenium(II)[BOND]Phosphite Complexes as Catalysts for the Hydrogenation of Carbon Dioxide

Authors

  • Dr. Keven Muller,

    1. Fachbereich Chemie, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Erwin-Schrödinger-Strasse 52-54, 67663 Kaiserslautern (Germany), Fax: (+49) 631-2054676
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  • Dr. Yu Sun,

    1. Fachbereich Chemie, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Erwin-Schrödinger-Strasse 52-54, 67663 Kaiserslautern (Germany), Fax: (+49) 631-2054676
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  • Prof. Dr. Werner R. Thiel

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    1. Fachbereich Chemie, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Erwin-Schrödinger-Strasse 52-54, 67663 Kaiserslautern (Germany), Fax: (+49) 631-2054676
    • Fachbereich Chemie, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Erwin-Schrödinger-Strasse 52-54, 67663 Kaiserslautern (Germany), Fax: (+49) 631-2054676
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Abstract

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Ru(II) for the home team: Ruthenium complexes of simple and cheap phosphite ligands give high activities in the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide under supercritical conditions. The activities correlate well with the steric demand of the substituents.

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