A Little Metathesis Catalyst Goes a Long Way

Amakawa, K.; Wrabetz, S.; Kröhnert, J.; Tzolova-Müller, G. Schlögl, R.; Trunschke, A. “In Situ Generation of Active Sites in Olefin Metathesis” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 11462-11473. Heterogeneous, silica-supported tungsten catalysts are used to conduct the most efficient and largest practiced metathesis reactions in industry (The Phillips Triolefin Process). Despite their prominence, these catalysts […]