54. Phosphine–Olefin Ligands: a Facile Dehydrogenative Route to Catalytically Active Rhodium Complexes
Chemical Communications, 2006, 3408 - 3410
DOI: 10.1039/b608129k
Thomas M. Douglas, Jérôme Le Nôtre, Simon K. Brayshaw, Christopher G. Frost and Andrew S. Weller
Facile, metal-mediated, (acceptorless) dehydrogenation of tricyclopentyl phosphine directly affords rhodium chelating phosphine–olefin complexes, some of which are catalytically active for 1,4-additions.