Monometallic and heterobimetallic azanickellacycles as ethylene polymerization catalysts

Masao Tanabiki, Kazuhiro Tsuchiya, Yukihiro Motoyama, Hideo Nagashima

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The azanickellacyclic complex (1) produced by trimerization of an isocyanide on the nickel atom is found to be a new ethylene polymerization catalyst; catalytic activity is increased by incorporation of the second metal to a diimino moiety of 1 leading to formation of heterobimetallic complexes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3409-3411
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number27
Publication statusPublished - Jul 21 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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