Bis(pentafluorophenyl)ytterbium: A transmetallation synthesis of a σ-bonded lanthanide organometallic compound

G. B. Deacon, D. G. Vince

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Bis(pentafluorophenyl)ytterbium has been isolated as the highly air-senstive complex (C6F5)2 Yb(THF)4 (THF = tetrahydrofuran) from a transmetallation reaction between bis(pentafluorophenyl)mercury and ytterbium metal in tetrahydrofuran.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)C1-C2
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 25 May 1976

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