First structural characterisation of 1,2,4-selenadiphosphole and 1,2,4-telluradiphosphole ring systems. Crystal and molecular structures of the η1-complexes [M(CO)5(P2SeC2But2)] (M=Cr, W) and [W(CO)5(P2TeC2But2)]

M. D. Francis, D. E. Hibbs, P. B. Hitchcock, M. B. Hursthouse, C. Jones, T. MacKewitz, J. F. Nixon, L. Nyulaszi, M. Regitz, N. Sakarya

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The molecular geometries of the 1,2,4-selenadiphosphole and the 1,2,4-telluradiphosphole aromatic ring systems, established by single crystal X-ray diffraction studies on their metal pentacarbonyl complexes, are presented and discussed together with theoretical data.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)156-160
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 1999
Externally publishedYes


  • Carbonyls
  • Chromium
  • Complexes
  • Selenadiphosphole
  • Telluradiphosphole
  • Tungsten

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