Carbon-Carbon Bonds of Manganese Half-Sandwich Complexes for Electron Reservoir Functions

Koushik Venkatesan, Olivier Blacque, Thomas Fox, Montserrat Alfonso, Helmut W. Schmalle, Heinz Berke*

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Vinylidene species of the type Mn(C5H4CH 3)[(H3C)2PCH2CH2P(CH 3)2](=C=CR1R2) (R1 = R2 = H; R1 = H, R2 = Ph) can be fully reversibly coupled to yield the dinuclear complexes [(C5H 4CH3)(dmpe)Mn≡ CC(R1)(R 2)C(R1)(R2)C≡Mn(dmpe)(C5H 4CH3)[PF6]2(R1, R 2 = H; R1 = H, R2 = Ph) by an oxidation / reduction cycle involving formation and cleavage of a C-C σ bond.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1183-1186
Number of pages4
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 15 Mar 2004
Externally publishedYes


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