A DFT study of the single electron reduction and silylation of the U-O bond of the uranyl dication in a macrocyclic environment

Ahmed Yahia, Polly L. Arnold, Jason B. Love, Laurent Maron

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A DFT study of the reduction and silylation of the uranyl U-O bond in a macrocyclic complex shows the importance of the initial dipotassiation in THF solution, and a slightly downhill reaction pathway for the oxo group functionalisation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2402-2404
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • PENTAVALENT-URANYL
  • ACTINYL IONS
  • CHEMISTRY
  • URANIUM
  • COORDINATION
  • COMPLEXES
  • MECHANISM
  • CP2UO
  • OXIDE
  • TH

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