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Selective and Efficient Platinum(0)-Carbene Complexes As Hydrosilylation Catalysts

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Science  04 Oct 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5591, pp. 204-206
DOI: 10.1126/science.1073338

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Abstract

The hydrosilylation reaction enables the production of silicon polymers. Platinum-carbene complexes are reported that catalyze the hydrosilylation reaction of alkenes with remarkable efficiency and exquisite selectivity and avoid the formation of platinum colloids. By-products, typically encountered with previous catalytic systems, are suppressed with these platinum derivatives.

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