Synthesis and structural characterisation of a novel 2,3-clistibene-1,4-dione complex, [Pt(PEt3)22-Bu tC(O)Sb=SbC(O)But}]

Steven J. Black, David E. Hibbs, Michael B. Hursthouse, Cameron Jones, Jonathan W. Steed

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The reaction of cis-[PtCl2(PEt3)2] with 2 equiv. of [{[Li[η2-OC(But)EC(But)O)(DME) 0.5]2}], E = Sb or As, affords either the first distibene-dione complex, cis-[Pt(PEt3)22-Bu tC(O)Sb=SbC(O)But}], or the related diarsenide-dione bridged complex, trans-[{Pt(PEt3)Cl}2{μ-η11-ButC(O)-AsAsC(O)But}], the X-ray crystal structures of which are described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2199-2200
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 21 Oct 1998
Externally publishedYes

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