Reinvestigation of a transmetallation synthesis of bis(cyclopentadienyl)samarium(II) and formation of a new soluble cyclopentadienylsamarium(II) compound

G. B. Deacon, G. N. Pain, T. D. Tuong

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Abstract

The transmetallation reaction between (C5H5)2Hg and activated samarium metal in tetrahydrofuran (thf)/ether did not give (C5H5)2Sm(thf)2 but (C5H5)3Sm(thf), whilst reduction of the last compound with potassium in thf gave KSm(C5H5)3, a soluble organosamarium(II) complex. 

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1149-1150
Number of pages2
JournalPolyhedron
Volume4
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1985

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