Aqueous hydrogenation of carbon dioxide catalysed by water-soluble ruthenium aqua complexes under acidic conditions

Hideki Hayashi, Seiji Ogo, Shunichi Fukuzumi

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Abstract

Hydrogenation of carbon dioxide (P(H2/CO2) = 5.5/2.5 MPa) into formic acid (HCOOH) under acidic conditions (pH 2.5-5.0) in water has been achieved by using water-soluble ruthenium aqua catalysts [η6-C6Me6)RuII(L)(OH 2)]SO4 (L = 2,2′-bipyridine or 4,4′-dimethoxy- 2, 2′-bipyridine).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2714-2715
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 7 2004
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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