Insertion of tellurium into an alkylpentacarbonylmanganese complex and a convenient new route to manganese telluride

Katherine McGregor, Glen B. Deacon, Ronald Stanley Dickson, Gary D. Fallon, Robert S. Rowe, Bruce O. West

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The reaction between [Mn(Ch2Ph)(CO)5] and TePEt 3 results in the insertion of tellurium into the Mn-CH2 bond, producing the first known monomeric σ-bonded alkyltelluriomanganese complex [Mn(TeCH2Ph)(CO)3(PEt3)2] 2; pyrolysis of 2 yields polycrystalline manganese telluride.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1293-1294
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 1990

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