Selenium insertion into a cadmium-carbon bond; synthesis and structural characterisation of the loosely linked dimer [{Cd(SeC≡CPh)2(tmen)}2] (tmen = Me2NCH2CH2NMe2)

Michael A. Beswick, Paul R. Raithby, Alexander Steiner, Joanna C. Vallat, Kerry L. Verhorevoort, Dominic S. Wright

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The heterogeneous reaction of elemental selenium with the monomeric complex [Cd(C≡CPh)2(tmen)] (2:1 equivalents) produced the unusual loosely linked dimer [{Cd(SeC≡CPh)2(tmen)}2].

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2183-2184
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society - Dalton Transactions
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 21 May 1996

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