Effects of the electronic structure of fivemembered N-heterocyclic carbenes on insertion of silanes and boranes into the NHC C-N bond Academic Article uri icon


  • The effect of varying the N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) ligand on the ring expansion and endocyclic C–N activation of NHCs by silanes and boranes has been investigated with theoretical methods.

publication date

  • 2015