Synthesis, crystal and molecular structure of the first indium trihydride complex, [InH3{CN(Pri)C2Me2N(Pr i)}]

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

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The reaction of either [InH3(NMe3)] or LiInH4 with an excess of the imidazol-2-ylidene carbene, :CN(Pri)C2Me2N-(Pri), affords the first example of an indium trihydride complex, [InH3{CN(PriMe2N(Pri)}], the X-ray crystal structure of which is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)869-870
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 21 Apr 1998

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