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Two approaches to selective oligomerization of light alkenes

Labinger, Jay A. (2013) Two approaches to selective oligomerization of light alkenes. In: 245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts of Papers, April 7-11, 2013, New Orleans, LA. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20130725-100027462

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Abstract

There is currently much interest in developing methodol. for upgrading light (C_(2-5)) hydrocarbons to more valuable fuels. Schemes based on alkene oligomerization are attractive, but accomplishing that selectively is a challenging requirement. We have been studying two very different systems: an air- and water-stable hydroxy-bridged dimeric Pd(II) complex that selfactivates to generate an oligomerization catalyst; and bis(phosphine)Cr(III) complexes that catalyze selective ethylene trimerization upon activation with MAO. I will discuss recent mechanistic findings and their implications for potential applicability to desirable conversion processes.


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