"Visible Light Induced Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerisation of Cyclooctene"

Lionel Delaude, Albert Demonceau, and Alfred F. Noels

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          source: Chemical Communications
            year: 2001
      first page: 986
       last page: 987
             doi: 10.1039/b101699g

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Abstract: Under visible light irradiation, ruthenium-arene complexes bearing N-heterocyclic carbene ligands with aryl substituents - either preformed or generated in situ - are active catalyst precursors for the ROMP of cyclooctene already at room temperature.

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