Synthesis, structural characterization, and catalytic reactivity of a new molybdenum(VI) complex containing 1,3,4-thiadiazole derivative as a tridentate NNO donor ligand

Moradi Shoeili, Z ; Sharif University of Technology | 2015

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  1. Type of Document: Article
  2. DOI: 10.1080/00958972.2014.993321
  3. Publisher: Taylor and Francis Ltd , 2015
  4. Abstract:
  5. A new cis-dioxo molybdenum(VI) complex was obtained by reaction of 2,4-dihydroxybenzylidene(5-N,N-methylphenylamino-1,3,4-thiadiazol-2-yl)hydrazone as ligand and [MoO2(acac)2] in methanol and was characterized by elemental analyses, 1H NMR, IR, and electronic spectroscopic studies. The complex was also analyzed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction. The structure determination revealed a distorted octahedral coordination geometry around molybdenum in which the tridentate NNO donor (L2-) is bonded to [MoO2]2+ through phenolic oxygen, hydrazinic nitrogen, and thiadiazole nitrogen. The sixth coordination site is occupied by a weakly bonded methanol. The complex was tested as a catalyst for homogeneous epoxidation of olefins using tert-butyl hydrogen peroxide as an oxidant. In the homogeneous catalytic system, the reactions are efficiently carried out with high yields and selectivity
  6. Keywords:
  7. Molybdenum(VI) complex ; Olefin epoxidation ; Thiadiazole
  8. Source: Journal of Coordination Chemistry ; Volume 68, Issue 3 , Jan , 2015 , Pages 548-559 ; 00958972 (ISSN)
  9. URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00958972.2014.993321