Ring expansion of a ring expanded carbene

Lucia Garcia Rodriguez, Khalidah Al Fahraiji, David J. D. Wilson, Jason Dutton, Michael Hill, Mary Mahon

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Reaction of phenylsilane with the ring expanded carbene 6-Mes results in facile Si-H oxidative addition to the carbenic carbon at room temperature. Heating the resultant diorganosilane product induces ring expansion through silicon to carbon migration of either the Si-H or Si-Ph bonds.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12015-12018
Number of pages4
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number36
Early online date21 Aug 2017
Publication statusPublished - 28 Sept 2017


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