A mechanistic study of the hydrogenation of cyclohexene catalyzed by dimethylzirconocene

  • Sock Sung Yun
  • Yong Sik Yang


A kinetic study of the hydrogenation of cyclohexene in the presence of phenylsilane and catalytic amounts of dimethylzirconocene has been carried out. The rate law for the reaction was deduced to be of the form of rate =k[catalyst][silane]3/2 [olefin]0, showing that the catalytically active species would be a hydridosilylzirconium complex formed by the reaction of dimethylzirconocene with phenylsilane


Catalyst hydrogenation dimethylzirconocene kinetics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sock Sung Yun
    • 1
  • Yong Sik Yang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryChungnam National UniversityTaejonKorea

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