Several dinuclear iron(III) complexes with μ-alkoxo bridges gave predominantly cyclohexyl hydroperoxide in the reaction with cyclohexane and hydrogen peroxide, and similar results were observed when linear n-alkanes, such as n-nonane and n-octane, were used instead of cyclohexane. A mechanism for selective formation of the hydroperoxide is discussed.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society - Dalton Transactions|
|Publication status||Published - 1999 May 7|
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