Novel syntheses of heterodinuclear phosphaalkenyl complexes: X-ray structure of [Ru{P(AuPPh3)=CHBut}Cl2(CO)(PPh 3)2]

Robin B. Bedford, Anthony F. Hill, Cameron Jones, Andrew J.P. White, David J. Williams, James D.E.T. Wilton-Ely

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The reaction of [Ru(P=CHBut)Cl(CE)(PPh3)2] (E = O, S) with [AuX(PPh3)] (X = Cl, C≡CC6H4Me-4), HgCl2 or Hg2Cl2 leads via addition of the Au-X or Hg-Cl bonds across the Ru-P linkage to the heterodinuclear phosphaalkene complexes [Ru{P(AuPPh3)=CHBut}ClX(CE)(PPh3)2] and [Ru{P(HgCl)=CHBut}Cl2(CE)(PPh3)2].

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)179-180
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1997
Externally publishedYes

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