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Tandem frustrated Lewis pair/tris(pentafluorophenyl)borane-catalyzed deoxygenative hydrosilylation of carbon dioxide.
The frustrated Lewis pair system consisting of 2 equiv of 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine (TMP) and tris(pentafluorophenyl)borane [B(C(6)F(5))(3)] activates carbon dioxide to form aExpand
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Pentafluorophenylboranes: from obscurity to applications
Pentafluorophenyl substituted boranes and borates are important as co-catalysts in metallocene-based industrial processes for the homogeneous polymerization of olefins. Although first prepared in theExpand
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Direct observation of a borane-silane complex involved in frustrated Lewis-pair-mediated hydrosilylations.
Perfluorarylborane Lewis acids catalyse the addition of silicon-hydrogen bonds across C=C, C=N and C=O double bonds. This 'metal-free' hydrosilylation has been proposed to occur via borane activationExpand
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The Chemistry of Perfluoroaryl Boranes
Publisher Summary The chapter discusses methods for quantifying Lewis acidity; a survey of the chemistry of X 2 BAr F , XB(Ar F ) 2 and B(Ar F ) 3 compounds and their adducts; polyfunctionalExpand
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Dihydrogen activation by antiaromatic pentaarylboroles.
Facile metal-free splitting of molecular hydrogen (H(2)) is crucial for the utilization of H(2) without the need for toxic transition-metal-based catalysts. Frustrated Lewis pairs (FLPs) are a newExpand
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Blue fluorescent 4a-Aza-4b-boraphenanthrenes.
[structure: see text]. Phenanthrene analogues with internalized B-N moieties were found to afford blue light emission with good quantum efficiencies, whereas the isomeric species with peripheral B-NExpand
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Triphenylene analogues with B2N2C2 cores: synthesis, structure, redox behavior, and photophysical properties.
A series of alkyl (1-3), aryl (6), and benzo-annulated (4, 5) heteroaromatic triphenylene analogues with B(2)N(2)C(2) cores have been synthesized via chelation of pyridazine derivatives usingExpand
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Reaction of the highly electrophilic borane B(C6F5)3 with the carbonyl Lewis bases benzaldehyde, acetophenone, ethyl benzoate, and N,N-diisopropylbenzamide led to isolation of the crystalline adductsExpand
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Synthesis, characterization, and fluorescence behavior of twisted and planar B2N2-quaterphenyl analogues.
A series of planar and twisted heteroaromatic quaterphenyl analogues containing BN ring linkages has been synthesized using primarily difunctional Lewis acidic diborabiphenyl moieties as molecularExpand
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