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Novel Cr-PNP complexes as catalysts for the trimerisation of ethylene


McGuinness, DS and Wasserscheid, P and Keim, W and Hu, C and Englert, U and Dixon, JT and Grove, C, Novel Cr-PNP complexes as catalysts for the trimerisation of ethylene, Chemical Communications, (3) pp. 334-335. ISSN 1359-7345 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1039/b210878j


Cr(III) complexes of tridentate PNP ligands have been prepared and evaluated as catalysts for ethylene trimerisation, with several giving high activity and excellent selectivity towards 1-hexene when activated with methylaluminoxane.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Chemical Sciences
Research Group:Other chemical sciences
Research Field:Other chemical sciences not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Manufacturing
Objective Group:Industrial chemicals and related products
Objective Field:Organic industrial chemicals (excl. resins, rubber and plastics)
UTAS Author:McGuinness, DS (Dr David McGuinness)
ID Code:46835
Year Published:2003
Web of Science® Times Cited:191
Deposited By:Chemistry
Deposited On:2007-09-04
Last Modified:2011-09-29

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