Nitrogen Fixation pp 153-169

Part of the Topics in Organometallic Chemistry book series (TOPORGAN, volume 60)

Catalytic Nitrogen Fixation Using Molybdenum–Dinitrogen Complexes as Catalysts



This chapter describes recent advances of molybdenum-catalyzed catalytic nitrogen fixation such as catalytic formation of silylamine and ammonia from dinitrogen under ambient reaction conditions. Hidai, Nishibayashi, Masuda, Mézailles, and their coworkers have achieved the molybdenum-catalyzed silylation and Schrock, Nishibayashi, and their coworkers have achieved the molybdenum-catalyzed formation of ammonia from nitrogen gas under ambient reaction conditions.


Ammonia Catalyst Dinitrogen Molybdenum Reduction Silylamine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Systems Innovation, School of EngineeringThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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