Synthesis and structure of the li-13 cage [{[o - p(mu-(nbu)-bu-t)](2)li-2}(3)(licl)(6)li(cl/(obu)-bu-n)(0.5)(thf)(7)], containing a [o - p(mu-(nbu)-bu-t)](2)(2-) dianion

W.T.K. Chan, D. Eisler, F. Garcia, S. Gonzalez-Calera, M. McPartlin, J.V. Morey, R.E. Mulvey, S. Singh

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Abstract

The hydrolysis of [ClP(-NtBu)]2 with H2O-Et3N in thf, followed by in situ lithiation with nBuLi gives the Li13 cage [{[OP(-NtBu)]2Li2}3(LiCl)6Li(Cl/OnBu)0.5(thf)7], containing a [OP(-NtBu)]22- dianion that is isoelectronic with ligands of the type [(RN)P(-NR)]22-. (Abstract edited from: http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/Journals/CC/article.asp?doi=b800051d)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2251-2253
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications (London)
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 May 2008

Keywords

  • RING-OPENING REACTIONS
  • CRYSTAL-STRUCTURES
  • TETRAHYDROFURAN
  • COMPLEXES
  • COORDINATION
  • MACROCYCLES
  • GUEST
  • LITHIATION
  • SELECTION
  • NITROGEN

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