Chemistry of chromium bis-acetylide complexes

A. López-Hernández, K. Venkatesan, H. W. Schmalle, Heinz Berke*

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Stable paramagnetic Cr(II) and Cr(III) bis(alkynyl) complexes of the type [trans(RC≡C)2Cr(dmpe)2] n+ (R = Ph, SiMe3, SiEt3, C≡C-SiMe3 n = 0, 1) were prepared and characterised by NMR, cyclic voltammetry, EPR, magnetic measurements, and X-ray single-crystal diffraction studies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)845-857
Number of pages13
JournalMonatshefte fur Chemie
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Alkynes
  • Magnetic properties
  • Molecular wires
  • Oligomers
  • X-ray structure determination


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