Tricationic analogues of boroxines and polyborate anions

Alessandro Del Grosso, Ewan R. Clark, Nicholas Montoute, Michael J. Ingleson*

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Addition of E 2O (E = Me 3Si or H) to [(pyridyl)BX 2][AlX 4] (X = Cl or Br) and subsequent heating produced the unprecedented trications [(2,6-lutidine) 4B 5O 6] 3+ and [(pyridine) 4B 3O 3] 3+.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7589-7591
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number61
Publication statusPublished - 7 Aug 2012

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