β-Diketiminate C-H activation with heavier group 2 alkyls

Mark R. Crimmin, Anthony G.M. Barrett, Michael S. Hill, Dugald J. MacDougall, Mary F. Mahon, Panayiotis A. Procopiou

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Abstract

Well defined dialkyls of the heavier alkaline earth elements, [M{CH(SiMe3)2}2(THF)n] [M = Ca, n = 2; M = Sr, n = 3; M = Ba, n = 3] react to form either the heteroleptic β-diketiminato alkyl when M = Ca or unusual 'C-H activation' products in which a methyl group of the ligand is deprotonated when M = Sr or Ba.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9715-9717
Number of pages3
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number44
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Nov 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Inorganic Chemistry

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