An unprecedented coordiantion mode for a diyne ligand is present in the Fe4 complex 2, which is accessible by thermolysis of the alkyne complex 1 in toluene at 373 K. In 2 the μ4-η2 acetylide ligands on each Fe4 face are linked together by a CC bond through the plane of four metal atoms.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie (International Edition in English)|
|Publication status||Published - 15 Dec 1997|
- C-C coupling
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