Platinum bis-acetylide complexes with the 4,4′-dimethyl-2,2′-bipyridyl ligand

Stuart L. James, Muhummad Younus, Paul R. Raithby, Jack Lewis

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[Pt(Me2bipy)Cl2] (Me2bipy = 4,4′-dimethyl-2,2′-bipyridine) and HC≡CC6H4-4-R react in the presence of diisopropylamine and CuI as catalyst to give the platinum bis-acetylides [Pt(Me2bipy)(C≡CC6H4-4-R)2] R = H, Me, NO2. Initial spectroscopic, electrochemical and reactivity studies are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-235
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 30 Sept 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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