Bis(phenylethynyl)ytterbium - a novel organolanthanide

G. B. Deacon, A. J. Koplick

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Reaction of bis(phenylethynyl)mercury with ytterbium metal and of bis(pentafluorophenyl)ytterbium with phenylacetylene yields bis(phenylethynyl)ytterbium, which has been isolated without supporting ligands and is exceptionally air-sensitive. An associated structure is likely.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)C43-C45
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 1978

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