Cationic phosphorus-carbon-pnictogen cages isolobal to [C5R5]+

C Fish, M Green, JC Jeffery, RJ Kilby, JM Lynam, JE McGrady, DA Pantazis, CA Russell, CE Willans

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The cationic cages nido-[C2But2P2E]+ (E = As, Sb), which are isolobal to the cyclopentadienyl cation, adopt square based pyramidal structures with the heavy pnictogen atom at the apex; NMR and computational methods have been used to probe the dynamic behaviour of the complexes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1375 - 1377
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

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    Fish, C., Green, M., Jeffery, JC., Kilby, RJ., Lynam, JM., McGrady, JE., Pantazis, DA., Russell, CA., & Willans, CE. (2006). Cationic phosphorus-carbon-pnictogen cages isolobal to [C5R5]+. Chemical Communications, 13, 1375 - 1377.