Selective carbon-phosphorus bond cleavage: expanding the toolbox for accessing bulky divalent lanthanoid sandwich complexes

Angus C.G. Shephard, Daisy P. Daniels, Glen B. Deacon, Zhifang Guo, Florian Jaroschik, Peter C. Junk

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The synthesis of two new tetra- and penta-phenycyclopentadienyldiphenylphosphine pro-ligands which readily undergo selective C-P bond cleavage has allowed for the facile synthesis of bulky divalent octa- and deca-phenylmetallocenes of europium, ytterbium and samarium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4344-4347
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number27
Publication statusPublished - 7 Apr 2022

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