Well-defined indium(III) N-heterocyclic carbene complexes with triflate ligands: Structural models for the In(OTf)3 catalyst

J.H. Cotgreave, D. Colclough, Gabriele Kociok-Kohn, G. Ruggiero, C.G. Frost, A.S. Weller

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Reaction of 1,3-dimesitylimidazolium chloride [IMesH]Cl with InMe3 results in (IMes)InMe2Cl, which on treatment with one equivalent of TMS-OTf affords (IMes)InMe2(OTf), which can be converted to the bistriflate complex (IMes)In(Me)(OTf)2 on addition of HOTf.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1519-1520
Number of pages2
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 21 May 2004


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