One-pot synthesis of a novel tridentate tin(IV) ligand; syntheses and structures of [BunSn(NC5H4-C,N)3MBr] (M = Li, Cu)

Michael A. Beswick, Clemens J. Belle, Maxwell K. Davies, Malcolm A. Halcrow, Paul R. Raithby, Alexander Steiner, Dominic S. Wright

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During the reaction of [Sn(C5H5)2] with 2-lithiopyridine, further reaction of the [BunBr] byproduct leads to the formation of [BunSn(NC5H4-C,N) 3LiBr]·0.5thf 1, interaction of the tris(pyridyl)tin(IV) ligand of which, with CuCl2, produces [BunSn(NC5H4-C,N) 3CuBr]·0.5thf 2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2619-2620
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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