Controlled hydrolysis of the cubane [SnN′Bu]4 with H2O in thf-MeCN provides a direct route to the oxo complex [Sn4(N′Bu)3O], reaction of which with naphNHLi (naph = 1-naphthyl) gives the heteroleptic cubane [Sn4-(N′Bu)3(Nnaph)] as the sole product.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society - Dalton Transactions|
|Publication status||Published - 7 Apr 1999|
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