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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (28/03/2013 03.52)

N-Heterocyclic carbene complexes of iron: synthesis characterization and catalysis

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The aim of this project is the development and/or improvement of synthetic procedures for the synthesis of Fe-NHC complexes (NHC = N-heterocycle). Inspired by a work reported in the literature in which a series of piano-stool iron(II) complexes bearing NHC and CO as ligands were synthesized via a free carbene route relying on a deprotonation of the imidazolium salt with a strong base (KOtBu) and the subsequent metalation in situ with [FeI(Cp)(CO)2] (Cp = C5H5) as iron(II) precursor, we decided to exploit this synthetic procedure to prepare new iron complexes with our ligands. However, in our hands, despite several attempts under a variety of conditions, we found that this synthetic procedure leads to erratic results. These preliminary experiments prompted us to search for improved synthetic procedures in order to get the sought iron complexes in good yields. After the accomplishment of this task we will investigate the catalytic properties of the prepared complexes.

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Research Fields

Chemistry - Inorganic chemistry

Eligibility criteria

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Programme Description
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttps://www.aric.unibo.it/AssegniRicerca/BandiPubblicati/zz_Bandi_din.aspx
Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfileNot defined
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Application deadline

29/03/2013

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

50617

Funding organisation / Contacts
ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - UNIVERSITA' DI BOLOGNA - - DIPARTIMENTO DI CHIMICA INDUSTRIALE "TOSO MONTANARI"

Public research
Bologna - Italy
www.unibo.it
E-mails
angelo.vaccari@unibo.it

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