A Ni(II)-pincer complex for catalytic amination of alcohols

Name of the Inventor: Debasis Banerjee and AtanuBera (CY)

Application Number: 202111039950(IN)

Date of Patent Filing: 03.09.2021

Summary: The present invention relates to Ni(II)-pincer complex as catalyst; its method of preparation and the synthesis of various secondary amines starting from challenging alcohols using Ni(II)-pincer complex. The process does not require any activator and water is generated as side product. The complex is easy to prepare and has high reactivity towards small molecule activation.