[60]Fullerene as a versatile four-electron donor ligand

Hyunjoon Song, Kwangyeol Lee, Moon Gun Choi, Joon T. Park

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A new 1,2-σ-type C60 compound, Os3(CO)7(CNR)(μ3-CNR)(PPh3)(μ 3112-C60 ) (2; R = CH2Ph), is formed from Os3(CO)8(CNR)(μ3-CNR)(μ3121-C60) (1) upon substitution of CO with PPh3 on a triosmium cluster framework. Compounds 1 and 2 are reversibly interconvertible. Further reaction of 2 with PPh3 results in a π-type C60 complex, Os3(CO)6(CNR)(μ3-CNCH2C6 H4)(PPh3)(μ-PPh2)(μ-η2 2-C60) (3), with an Os-Os bond cleavage.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1756-1758
Number of pages3
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Apr 29

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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    Song, H., Lee, K., Choi, M. G., & Park, J. T. (2002). [60]Fullerene as a versatile four-electron donor ligand. Organometallics, 21(9), 1756-1758. https://doi.org/10.1021/om020038f