Light Illuminates the Path to Metathesis

Khalimon, A.Y; Leitao, E.M.; Piers, W. E. “Photogeneration of a Phosphonium Alkylidene Olefin Metathesis Catalyst” Organometallics 2012, 31, 5634-5637. DOI: 10.1021/om3005965 Chemists are always searching for a finely tunable, robust catalyst. Often this is accomplished by the use of some type of external activation that not only allows control over the activation of the catalyst, […]