The oxygenolysis of 9,10-phenanthrenequinone to copper(II) diphenato complexes by CuX (X=Cl, Br) complexes containing pyridine type ligands

G. Speier, Z. Tyeklár

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The oxygen dependent cleavage of 9, 10-phenanthrenequinone by CuX (X=Cl, Br) with py, dipy, and phen ligands to well define copper(II) diphenato complexes and evidence for the intermediate Cu-O2 complexes containing CuII and CuI are reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-93
Number of pages3
JournalReaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 1980


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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