Synthesis, reactivity, and theoretical studies of the η2(4e)-bonded phosphaalkyne complex [CpMo{P(OMe)3}22(4e)-P≡CBut }][B(C6F5)4] and the molybdenum-mediated cyclocotrimerization of alkyne and phosphaalkyne ligands

Andrew D. Burrows, Nicholas Carr, Michael Green, Jason M. Lynam, Mary F. Mahon, Martin Murray, Boggavarapu Kiran, Minh T. Nguyen, Cameron Jones

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Abstract

Synthesis of complexes containing [CpMo{P(OMe)3}22(4e)-P≡CBut }][B(C6F5)4] was discussed. Single crystal X-ray crystallography was used. It was found that the cations do not react with alkynes, alkyne and phosphaalkyne chemistry was also observed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3076-3078
Number of pages3
JournalOrganometallics
Volume21
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jul 2002

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