Reaction of bis(cyclo-octa-1,5-diene)iron with trimethyl phosphite, phosphorus trifluoride, t-butyl isocyanide, carbon monoxide, and bis-1,2-(diphenylphosphino)ethane; the synthesis of [Fe(N2)(diphos) 2]

Robert A. Cable, Michael Green, Robert E. Mackenzie, Peter L. Timms, Terence W. Turney

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Reaction of [Fe(1,5-C8H12)2] with P(OMe)3 affords [Fe(1,3-C8H12){P(OMe) 3}3], whereas, PF3, Co, and ButNC give [Fe(1,5-C8H12)L3] (L = PF3, CO, or ButNC); in contrast Ph2PCH2CH 2PPh2 and dinitrogen give the Fe0 dinitrogen complex [Fe(N2)(Ph2PCH2CH2PPh 2)].

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1976
Externally publishedYes

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