The synthesis of a monosilylated Grubbs-Hoveyda ruthenium alkylidene complex is described, as well as the preparation and characterization of the corresponding material by sol-gel cogelification with tetraethoxysilane (TEOS) and the assay of this recyclable supported catalyst in ring-closing diene and enyne metathesis reactions under thermal and microwave conditions. © 2010 by the authors.
- Catalyst immobilization
- Organic-inorganic hybrid material
- Ring-closing metathesis
- Ruthenium alkylidene
- Sol-gel process