Nucleophilic addition to the g6-iridathiabenzene ligand in [g6-Cp*Ir(C,S-2,5-Me2T)]FeCp+

Jiabi Chen, Victor G. Young, Robert J. Angelici

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Abstract

The η6-iridathiabenzene ring coordinated to CpFe+ in [η6-Cp*Ir(C,S-2,5-Me2T)]FeCp+ (2) undergoes attack by nucleophiles. Phosphorus-donors, CN-Bun, and CN- add to the Ir to give products with an η5- coordinated iridathiabenzene ligand. Hydride (Et3BH-, HFe(CO)4-) and Ph- nucleophiles attack at the sulfur to give products with Ir-SH and Ir-SPh groups and an iridacyclopentadiene unit. Other reactions of 2 are described together with structure determinations of key compounds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1623-1634
Number of pages12
JournalInorganica Chimica Acta
Volume358
Issue number5 SPEC. ISS.
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 15 2005

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