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Title: Decarboxylation of 2,2’-Bipyridinyl-4,4’-dicarboxylic acid diethyl ester during microwave synthesis of the corresponding trichelated ruthenium complex

Abstract

Microwave reaction of RuCl3 with 2,2’-bipyridinyl-4,4’-dicarboxylic acid diethyl ester (debpy) in ethylene glycol generated Ru(bpy)32+ instead of the expected Ru(debpy)32+. GCMS analysis of the head space revealed CO2, and Ru(bpy)32+ was recovered from the filtrate. Further experiments suggest that RuCl3 decarboxylates the debpy during microwave synthesis.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Laboratory (INL)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1010342
Report Number(s):
INL/JOU-06-01113
Journal ID: ISSN 0020--1669; TRN: US201107%%123
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC07-05ID14517
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Inorganic Chemistry; Journal Volume: 45; Journal Issue: 10
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; DECARBOXYLATION; ESTERS; GLYCOLS; RUTHENIUM; SYNTHESIS; polypyridyl complexes, microwave synthesis; Ruthenium

Citation Formats

Thomas J. Anderson, Jill R. Scott, Frank Millett, and Bill Durham. Decarboxylation of 2,2’-Bipyridinyl-4,4’-dicarboxylic acid diethyl ester during microwave synthesis of the corresponding trichelated ruthenium complex. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1021/ic060008v.
Thomas J. Anderson, Jill R. Scott, Frank Millett, & Bill Durham. Decarboxylation of 2,2’-Bipyridinyl-4,4’-dicarboxylic acid diethyl ester during microwave synthesis of the corresponding trichelated ruthenium complex. United States. doi:10.1021/ic060008v.
Thomas J. Anderson, Jill R. Scott, Frank Millett, and Bill Durham. Sat . "Decarboxylation of 2,2’-Bipyridinyl-4,4’-dicarboxylic acid diethyl ester during microwave synthesis of the corresponding trichelated ruthenium complex". United States. doi:10.1021/ic060008v.
@article{osti_1010342,
title = {Decarboxylation of 2,2’-Bipyridinyl-4,4’-dicarboxylic acid diethyl ester during microwave synthesis of the corresponding trichelated ruthenium complex},
author = {Thomas J. Anderson and Jill R. Scott and Frank Millett and Bill Durham},
abstractNote = {Microwave reaction of RuCl3 with 2,2’-bipyridinyl-4,4’-dicarboxylic acid diethyl ester (debpy) in ethylene glycol generated Ru(bpy)32+ instead of the expected Ru(debpy)32+. GCMS analysis of the head space revealed CO2, and Ru(bpy)32+ was recovered from the filtrate. Further experiments suggest that RuCl3 decarboxylates the debpy during microwave synthesis.},
doi = {10.1021/ic060008v},
journal = {Inorganic Chemistry},
number = 10,
volume = 45,
place = {United States},
year = {Sat Apr 01 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Sat Apr 01 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}
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