The synthesis of alkylmanganese(III) complexes. Crystal structure of MnMe(2-Me2NCH2C6H4)2

Jozef L Latten, Ronald Stanley Dickson, Glen B. Deacon, Bruce O. West, Edward R T Tiekink

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Treatment of bis(3-N,N-dimethylaminopropyl)manganese(II) with methyllithium and subsequently with silver tetrafluoroborate gives bis(3-N,N-dimethylaminopropyl)methylmanganese(III) (1). The related complex bis(2-N,N-dimethylaminomethylphenyl)methylmanganese(III) (2) was prepared similarly. The structure of 2 was established by single-crystal X-ray crystallography. The molecule is trigonal bipyramidal, with aryl ipso carbon atoms in the axial positions and the two nitrogen atoms plus the methyl carbon forming the equatorial plane.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-108
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 5 Feb 1992

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