Short communicationCobalt-β-diimine complexes for ethylene oligomerization

Research paper by MarcelaCaovillaab, DanielThieleac1, Roberto F.de Souzaa1, José R.Gregórioa, KatiaBernardo-Gusmãoa

Indexed on: 07 Nov '17Published on: 01 Nov '17Published in: Catalysis Communications


•A new family of Co-β-diimine complexes was synthetized.•Co-β-diimine complexes displayed very high activities in ethylene oligomerization.•Complexes produced mainly the C4-C6 fraction.•Ligands strongly influence the activity of each catalytic precursor.