Recipe for new diorganostannates, [R2Sn(OS(O)(2)R-1)(4)](2-), bearing alkanesulfonate groups using dialkyl sulfite as the reagent

R Shankar, A P Singh, M F Mahon, K C Molloy, G Hundal, M Biesemans, R Willem

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Abstract

A one-pot reaction between di-n-propyl/di-n-butyltin oxide, dialkyl sulfite, and triethylamine or tetra-n-alkylammonium iodide proceeds under ambient conditions (110-120 degrees C, 20 h) via sulfur-centered Arbuzov rearrangement to afford the corresponding dianionic tetraalkanesulfonato diorganostannates [R2Sn(OSO2Me)(4)]center dot 2Et(3)NMe [R = n-Pr (1), n-Bu (2)] as well as [n-Bu2Sn(OSO2R1)(4)]center dot 2R(4)(2)N [R-1 = Me, Et, n-Pr; R 2 = Et (3, 5, and 7), n-Bu (4, 6, and 8)]. X-ray crystal structures of 2 and 3 reveal a monomeric motif of the dianion, with methanesulfonate groups acting as unidentate ligands. The Sn-119 NMR spectral studies suggest the existence of pentacoordinated tin species in solution.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)790-792
Number of pages3
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Volume47
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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