Derivatives of tricarbonylmetallates(-III) of cobalt, rhodium, and iridium

John E. Ellis, Paul T. Barger, Mark L. Winzenburg

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)686-687
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number19
StatePublished - 1977

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CHEM.COMM., 1977 reactive solvents. The high yields of derivatives of [Co-National Science Foundation for support, Steve Hentges (CO)J3-obtained from (I) strongly suggest that this for experimental assistance, and the N.S.F.-Undergraduate material is a monomeric carbonyl species. Also, since the Research Participation Program for a stipend to P. T. B. i.r. spectra of (1)-(111) are nearly superimposable it is likely that these highly reduced carbonyls are homologous. We thank the donors of the Petroleum Research Fund, administered by the American Chemical Society and the (Received, 4th July 1977; Corn. 676.) J. E. Ellis and R. A. Faltynek, J.C.S. Chem. Comm., 1975,966; J. Amer. Chem. SOC.,1977,99, 1801;J. E. Ellis, S. G. Hentges. and R. A. Faltynek, J. Ovganornetallic Chem., 1976, 120, 389. J. E. Ellis and M. C. Palazzotto, J. Amer. Chem. SOC.,1976, 98, 8264. W. Hieber and W. Freyer, Chem. Bey., 1960, 93, 462.* W. D. Closson, P. Wriede, and S. Bank, J. Amer. Chem. SOC.,1966, 88, 1581. P. Chini and S. Martinengo, morg. Chim. Ada, 1969, 3, 21. M. Angoletta, L. Malatesta, and G. Caglio, J. Organometallic Chem., 1975, 94, 99.


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