Encapsulated molecular catalysts in polysiloxane gels: Ruthenium cluster-catalyzed isomerization of alkenes

Yukihiro Motoyama, Motonori Abe, Kazuyuki Kamo, Yusuke Kosako, Hideo Nagashima

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Novel ruthenium-encapsulating polysiloxane gels are prepared by treatment of polymethylhydrosiloxane with diols in the presence of (μ3, η235-acenaphthylene)Ru 3(CO)7, and act as reusable catalysts in the isomerization of alkenes without leakage of the catalyst species.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5321-5323
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number42
Publication statusPublished - 2008


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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