A mononuclear indium(I) carbene analogue

Michael S. Hill, Peter B. Hitchcock

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The 'one pot' reaction between K[N(SiMe3)2], InI and the β-diimine ligand precursor [H(NDippCMe)2CH] (Dipp = C 6H3Pri2-2,6) gave [In{(NDippCMe)2CH}] 1, the first example of a two-coordinate, neutral, In(1) singlet 'carbene analogue'.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1818-1819
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 21 Aug 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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