Synthesis and crystal and molecular structure of a sterically unhindered organoindium hydride compound, [Li(tmeda)2] [Me3In-H-InMe3]

David E. Hibbs, Michael B. Hursthouse, Cameron Jones, Neil A. Smithies

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The reaction of either InMe3·Et2O or InMe2-Cl with a large excess of lithium hydride affords the organoindium hydride compound, [Li(tmeda)2][Me3In-H-InMe3], the X-ray crystal structure of which shows the anion to have a bent hydride bridge.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3108-3110
Number of pages3
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jul 1998
Externally publishedYes

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