Reduction of [Co(CO)4]- or [M(CO)3] 4 (M = Rh and Ir) with sodium in liquid ammonia, naphthalene- tetrahydrofuran, or hexamethylphosphoramide (only M = Rh and Ir) gives pyrophoric substances which provide the first main group 4 derivatives of [M(CO)3]3- (M = Co, Rh, and Ir) in 20-90% yields.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1977|