Organolanthanoids. VII. The crystal and molecular structure of dibromo-η5-cyclopentadienyltris(tetrahydrofuran)ytterbium(III)

G. B. Deacon, G. D. Fallon, D. L. Wilkinson

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Crystals of dibromo-η5-cyclopentadienyltris(tetrahydrofuran)ytterbium(III) are monoclinic, P21/n (C2n5, No. 14), with a 15.310(15), b 16.900(17), c 7.968(8) Å, β 96.66(5)° and Z = 4. The ytterbium is pseudo-octahedrally coordinated by a cyclopentadienyl ligand, trans bromines, and mer tetrahydrofuran ligands, and the ytterbium-oxygen distance trans to cyclopentadienyl is longer than the other ytterbium-oxygen bonds. 

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-50
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 17 Sep 1985

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