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Carbon Dioxide Hydrogenation to Formic Acid With an Extremely Efficient Base-Free Homogeneous Catalytic System
preprintsubmitted on 13.09.2019, 08:26 and posted on 16.09.2019, 15:27 by Andreas Weilhard, Stephen Argent, Victor Sans
We present a highly efficient catalytic system to transform carbon dioxide to formic acid under base-free conditions. Our system employs a vbasic ionic liquid as a buffer for the producty. Our results show an exceptionally active catalyst with unprecedentedly high turnover numbers and frequency.