Homoleptic lanthanide(ii)-bis(guanidinate) complexes, [Ln(Giso) 2] (Giso = [(ArN)2CN(C6H11) 2]-, Ar = C6H3Pri 2-2,6): Planar 4-coordinate (Ln = Sm or Eu) vs distorted tetrahedral (Ln = Yb) geometries

Dennis Heitmann,, Cameron Jones, Peter Courtney Junk, Kai-Alexander Lippert, Andreas Stasch

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The first homoleptic lanthanide(II)-guanidinate complexes have been prepared and shown to have differing coordination geometries (including unprecedented examples of planar 4-coordination) that depend on the size of the lanthanide metal.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)187 - 189
Number of pages3
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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