Mastalir, M., & Kirchner, K. (2017). A triazine-based Ni(II) PNP pincer complex as catalyst for Kumada–Corriu and Negishi cross-coupling reactions. Monatshefte Für Chemie - Chemical Monthly. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00706-016-1878-4
Metal complexes; Pincer ligands; Homogeneous catalysis; Cross-coupling; Nickel
Kumada–Corriu and Negishi cross-coupling reactions, catalyzed efficiently by a Ni(II) PNP pincer complex containing a triazine backbone, are described. The catalyst is able to react with both activated and inactivated aryl halides including chlorides as well as phenol derivatives such as tosylates and mesylates to give the corresponding cross-coupling products in good to excellent isolated yields. A high diversity of substrates was tested under moderate conditions for both types of reactions.