Catalytic hydrogenation of carbon dioxide and bicarbonates with a well-defined cobalt dihydrogen complex

Christopher Federsel, Carolin Ziebart, Ralf Jackstell, Wolfgang Baumann, Matthias Beller

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Abstract

(Co)balt upright: A well-defined cobalt dihydrogen complex is shown to be an active catalyst for the hydrogenation of CO 2 and bicarbonates (see figure), giving the highest turnover numbers so far for any non-precious-metal-based catalyst.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)72-75
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Volume18
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2 Jan 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • atmospheric chemistry
  • carbon dioxide fixation
  • cobalt
  • hydrogenation
  • reduction

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