C-H and H-H activation at a Di-titanium centre

Tsoureas, Nikolaos, Green, Jennifer C and Cloke, F Geoffrey N (2017) C-H and H-H activation at a Di-titanium centre. Chemical Communications, 53. pp. 13117-13120. ISSN 1359-7345

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Abstract

The reaction of the bis(pentalene)dititanium complex Ti2(μ:η5,η5-Pn†)2 (Pn† = C8H4(1,4-SiiPr3)2) with the N-heterocyclic carbene 1,3,4,5 tetramethylimidazol 2 ylidene results in intramolecular C-H activation of one of the iPr methyl groups of a Pn† ligand and formation of a "tucked-in" bridging hydride complex. The "tuck-in" process is reversed by the addition of hydrogen, which yields a dihydride featuring terminal and bridging hydrides.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Chemistry
Depositing User: Helen Webb - Library
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2017 09:56
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2018 12:03
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/70705

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