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Hydrogenation with Diimide

ChemieOrganische ChemieReduktionsreaktionen

This learning unit describes the hydrogenation using the hydrogen donor diimide. The mechanism and practical setup of this reduction are explained.


  • Prof. Dr. Rainer Herges
  • Dr. Torsten Winkler


  • Dr. Guenter Grethe

Learning objective

  • Mechanism of this reduction reaction
  • Practical setup

Important Keywords in this Learning Unit

hydrogenation, reduction, double bond