The Stereochemistry of Organometallic Compounds. XXIII Synthesis of a Chiral Diphosphinite (diphin) and Evaluation of its Use as a Ligand for Asymmetric Catalysis

W. Roy Jackson, Craig G. Lovel

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(+)-(3S, 4S)-Tetrahydrofuran-3, 4-diyl bis(dipheny1phosphinite) [(+)-diphin] has been synthesized and its efficiency as a ligand in asymmetric hydrogenation, hydrocyanation and hydroformylation compared with closely related diphosphine, diphosphinite and diphosphite ligands.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2069-2075
Number of pages7
JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1982

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