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.
Translated title of the contributionCationic phosphorus-carbon-pnictogen cages isolobal to [C5R5]+
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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