Unusual alkylidene ligands: Synthesis and structure of the cyclopentadienylidene complex [(η5-C5H5)Ta(NEt2) 2(=C5H4)]

Paula M. Briggs, Victor G. Young, David E. Wigley

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Abstract

The unique alkylidene complex [(η5-C5H5)Ta-(NEt2) 2(=C5H4)] 2 is prepared in low yield from the reaction of [(η5-C5H5)Ta(NEt2) 2Cl2] 1 with 2 equiv. of MeLi and is fully characterised including an X-ray structural determination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)791-792
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997

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