Yttrate metathesis: Ligand design for the controlled synthesis of f-block heterobimetallic compounds

Michael S. Hill, Peter B. Hitchcock

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The use of a Me2Si-bridged amido-cyclopentadienyl ligand containing pendant pyridine functionality allows clean "yttrate metathesis" to occur and the synthesis of the unusual C2-symmetric Y/Cu bimetallic compound 1.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4089-4092
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 5 Nov 2001


  • Copper
  • Cyclopentadienyl ligands
  • Metathesis
  • N ligands
  • Yttrium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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