Double insertion of CO2 into an Al–Te multiple bond

Matthew Evans, Mathew Anker, Claire McMullin, Nasir Rajabi, Martyn Coles

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We report the [Al(NONDipp)(Te)(THF)]− anion containing a terminal aluminium telluride bond. DFT calculations confirm appreciable Al–Te multiple bond character and reaction with CO2 proceeds via a double insertion to afford the previously unknown tellurodicarbonate ligand.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2673-2676
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number21
Early online date2 Feb 2021
Publication statusPublished - 14 Mar 2021


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