Stoichiometric assembly of [Sb(PCy)3]2Li6·6HNMe 2·2C6H5Me; a highly fluxional antimony(III) phosphinidine complex containing Me2NH ligation of lithium

Michael A. Beswick, Jonathan M. Goodman, Christopher N. Harmer, Alexander D. Hopkins, Michael A. Paver, Paul R. Raithby, Andrew E.H. Wheatley, Dominic S. Wright

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All of the Me2NH produced by the reaction of [Sb(NMe2)3] with CyP(H)Li (Cy = C6H11) coordinates the Li+ cations of the product [Sb(PCy)3]2Li6·6HNMe 2·2C6H5Me 1; the complex contains the first example of a group 15 metal phosphinidine anion {[Sb(PR)3]3-}.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1879-1880
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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