Novel Trimerization of Phosphaalkynes in the Coordination Sphere of Ruthenium Complexes

Peter B. Hitchcock, Cameron Jones, John F. Nixon

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A 2‐phosphaallylic center and a fluoro‐substituted phosphonium center are present in the novel complex 1, which is formed by a trimerization reaction of t BuCP with [CpRu(CH3CN)3][PF6]. Subsequent reaction of 1 with two equivalents of [W(CO)5(thf)] affords 2, the first 2‐phosphaallyl complex in which this ligand is coordinated η1 and η3 to two metal centers. (Figure Presented.)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)463-465
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie: International Edition in English
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 3 Mar 1994
Externally publishedYes

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