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Arene C–H activation using Rh(I) catalysts supported by bidentate nitrogen chelates

Webster-Gardiner, Michael S. and Fu, Ross and Fortman, George C. and Nielsen, Robert J. and Gunnoe, T. Brent and Goddard, William A., III (2015) Arene C–H activation using Rh(I) catalysts supported by bidentate nitrogen chelates. Catalysis Science and Technology, 5 (1). pp. 96-100. ISSN 2044-4753.

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The Rh(I) complexes [(^(Fl)DAB)Rh(coe)(TFA)] (1) and [(BOZO)Rh(coe)(TFA)] (2) [^(Fl)DAB = N,N-bis-(pentafluorophenyl)-2,3-dimethyl-1,4-diaza-1,3-butadiene, coe = cyclooctene, TFA = trifluoroacetate, BOZO = bis(2-oxazolin-2-yl)] are efficient catalyst precursors for H/D exchange between arenes and DTFA. Catalyst precursor 1 exhibits a TOF of 0.06 s^(−1) at 150 °C for benzene H/D exchange. DFT calculations revealed that H/D exchange through reversible oxidative addition or internal electrophilic substitution of benzene is a viable pathway.

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Additional Information:© 2015 The Royal Society of Chemistry. Received 25th July 2014, Accepted 13th October 2014, First published online 20 Oct 2014. The authors acknowledge the Center for Catalytic Hydrocarbon Functionalization, an Energy Frontier Research Center funded by the US Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences (DE-SC0001298). M.S.W-G. acknowledges support from AES for a graduate student fellowship.
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