The first stable scandocene: synthesis and characterisation of bis(eta-2,4,5-tri-tert-butyl-1,3-diphosphacyclopentadienyl)scandium(II)

P L Arnold, F G N Cloke, J F Nixon, Polly Arnold

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Abstract

The first isolable example of a molecular scandium(II) complex, the dark purple scandocene [Sc(eta(5)-P2C3Bu3t)] 1, has been isolated from the cocondensation of scandium vapour with tert-butylphosphaalkyne, (BuCP)-C-t at 77 K.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)797-798
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 7 Apr 1998

Keywords

  • RAY CRYSTAL-STRUCTURE
  • MOLECULAR-STRUCTURE
  • COMPLEX
  • METAL

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