Use of [Ru(η5-C5H5)(MeCN)3]+ as a capping reagent in cluster build-up: Synthesis and structural characterisation of [Os5Ru2(CO)155-C 5H5)2]

Jack Lewis, Catherine A. Morewood, Paul R. Raithby, M. Carmen Ramirez De Arellano

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Ionic coupling of the mononuclear cation [Ru(η5-C5H5)-(MeCN)3] + with the cluster dianion [Os5(CO)15]2- afforded the neutral heptanuclear cluster [Os5Ru2(CO)155-C 5H5)2] which has been shown by X-ray diffraction studies to contain a tricapped tetrahedral metal core.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4509-4510
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society - Dalton Transactions
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 21 Dec 1996

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