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Catalytic Hydrogenation of Carbon Dioxide and Bicarbonates with a Well-Defined Cobalt Dihydrogen Complex

Authors

  • Christopher Federsel,

    1. Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V. an der Universität Rostock, Albert Einstein Str. 29a, 18059 Rostock (Germany), Fax: (+49) 381-1281-51113
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  • Carolin Ziebart,

    1. Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V. an der Universität Rostock, Albert Einstein Str. 29a, 18059 Rostock (Germany), Fax: (+49) 381-1281-51113
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  • Dr. Ralf Jackstell,

    1. Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V. an der Universität Rostock, Albert Einstein Str. 29a, 18059 Rostock (Germany), Fax: (+49) 381-1281-51113
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  • Dr. Wolfgang Baumann,

    1. Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V. an der Universität Rostock, Albert Einstein Str. 29a, 18059 Rostock (Germany), Fax: (+49) 381-1281-51113
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  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Beller

    Corresponding author
    1. Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V. an der Universität Rostock, Albert Einstein Str. 29a, 18059 Rostock (Germany), Fax: (+49) 381-1281-51113
    • Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V. an der Universität Rostock, Albert Einstein Str. 29a, 18059 Rostock (Germany), Fax: (+49) 381-1281-51113
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Abstract

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(Co)balt upright: A well-defined cobalt dihydrogen complex is shown to be an active catalyst for the hydrogenation of CO2 and bicarbonates (see figure), giving the highest turnover numbers so far for any non-precious-metal-based catalyst.

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