Mechanism of initiation of the metathesis of norbornene using W(CO) 3Cl2(AsPh3)2 as catalyst

Lajos Bencze, Anna Kraut-Vass, László Prókai

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Abstract

Low molecular-weight derivatives obtained during ring-opening polymerisation of norbornene using W(CO)3Cl2(AsPh 3)2 as catalyst indicate that a 2,3-hydrogen shift is a key step for the formation of the carbene initiator.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)911-912
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number13
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1985

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