Imine-based Vanadium Catalysts for alpha-olefin Polymerization

Carl Redshaw

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Advances over the last decade in the development of vanadium-based pro-catalysts bearing ligands containing the imine functionality are discussed in terms of their synthesis, characterization and their ability to oligmerize/polymerize α-olefins. The chapter is organized by ligand type, considering initially ligands which chelate (bi- and tri-dentate) only through nitrogen centres, before discussing those binding via nitrogen and oxygen (bi-, tri- and tetra-dentate), those with nitrogen, oxygen and sulfur donors (penta- and hexa-dentate) and finally a number of ligand systems which are either mono-dentate or for which the term imine can be more loosely applied, such as the heterocycle pyridine.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCatalysis by Metal Complexes #35: Olefin Upgrading Catalysis by Nitrogen-Based Metal Complexes I
Subtitle of host publicationState-Of-The-Art and Perspectives
EditorsJuan Campora, Giuliano Giambastiani
Number of pages43
ISBN (Print)9789048138142
Publication statusPublished - 5 Apr 2011

Publication series

NameCatalysis by Metal Complexes

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