Synthesis and catalytic activity of three-coordinate zinc cations

Mark D. Hannant, Mark Schormann, Manfred Bochmann

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Reaction between DADZnR2 and either B(C6F5)3 or ZnR2 and [DADH][B(C6F5)4] affords three-coordinate alkyl and amide zinc cations which are active for the ring opening polymerisation of epoxides and e-caprolactone [DAD = (MeC=NC6H3Pri2-2,6)2].
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4071-4073
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 16 Oct 2002

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