Calcium Hydride Reduction of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Michael Hill, Andrew Wilson, Chiara Dinoi, Mary Mahon, Laurent Maron, Emma Richards

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A molecular calcium hydride effects the two electron reduction of polyaromatic hydrocarbons, including naphthalene (E0=−3.1 V).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1232-1237
Number of pages6
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition
Issue number3
Early online date18 Nov 2019
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jan 2020


  • DFT calculations
  • calcium
  • hydrides
  • main group chemistry
  • reduction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • General Chemistry


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