A hydrocarbon-soluble lithium hydride complex

Andreas Stasch

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LiH-ghtweight: The title complex having a central (LiH)4 cube has been prepared and structurally characterized (see picture). The compound is stable towards LiH elimination at room temperature in solution, and can be employed for hydrolithiation reactivity as has been demonstrated by its reaction with benzophenone.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1930 - 1933
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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