O2 insertion into a cadmium-carbon bond: structural characterization of organocadmium peroxides

Andrew L Johnson, Nathan Hollingsworth, Gabriele Kociok-Kohn, Kieran C Molloy

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Cadmium burning: The violent reaction of CdMe 2 with O 2 has been controlled by the use of a cadmium aminoalkoxide supporting ligand. The first examples of cadmium organoperoxides, arising from O 2 insertion into the Cd C bond, are thus formed (see picture; Cdgreen, Cgray, Nblue, Ored).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4108-4111
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie-International Edition
Issue number17
Early online date14 Mar 2012
Publication statusPublished - 23 Apr 2012


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