Cp*Rh complexes with pyridyloxazolines: synthesis, fluxionality and applications as asymmetric catalysts for Diels-Alder reactions.

@article{Davies2004CpRhCW,
  title={Cp*Rh complexes with pyridyloxazolines: synthesis, fluxionality and applications as asymmetric catalysts for Diels-Alder reactions.},
  author={David L. Davies and John Fawcett and Shaun A Garratt and David R. Russell},
  journal={Dalton transactions},
  year={2004},
  volume={21},
  pages={3629-34}
}
Half-sandwich complexes [RhCl(pymox)Cp*][SbF(6)](1-7)(pymox = pyridyloxazoline) have been synthesised as single diastereomers. Treatment of these with AgSbF(6) generates dications [Rh(OH(2))(pymox)Cp*](2+) which are fluxional at room temperature and which are enantioselective catalysts for the Diels-Alder reaction of methacrolein and cyclopentadiene… CONTINUE READING