Synthesis, crystal and molecular structure of the first metal complex [Pt(PPh3)22-As≡C(C 6H2But3)}] derived from an arsaalkyne

Peter B. Hitchcock, Cameron Jones, John F. Nixon

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Treatment of [Pt(PPh3)2(C2H4)] with As≡C(C6H2But3) affords the title compound, the X-ray crystal structure of which shows the arsaalkyne ligand to be η2-ligated; the X-ray crystal structure of the parent arsaalkyne is also reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2061-2062
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1994
Externally publishedYes

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