A simple one-pot route to stable formamidinatoiodidolanthanoid(iii) complexes from lanthanoid metals

Zhifang Guo, Victoria L. Blair, Glen B. Deacon, Peter C. Junk

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A number of formamidinatoiodidolanthanoid(iii) complexes, [Ln(DFForm)2I(thf)2] and [Ln(DFForm)I2(thf)3] (DFFormH =N,N′-bis(2,6-difluorophenyl)formamidine) and [Ln(DippForm)I2(thf)3] (DippFormH =N,N′-bis(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)formamidine) have been synthesized in good yields by one-pot direct reactions of the corresponding free metals with iodine and DFFormH or DippFormH in suitable ratios and are stable to rearrangement.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11513-11516
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number87
Publication statusPublished - 11 Nov 2021

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