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Synthesis and characterization of an infinite sheet of metal–alkyl bonds: unfolding the elusive structure of an unsolvated alkali-metal trisalkylmagnesiate

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Abstract

The study of co-complexation reactions between NaCH2SiMe3 and Mg(CH2SiMe3)2 has allowed the isolation and structural elucidation of the first solvent-free alkali-metal alkylmagnesiate [{NaMg(CH2SiMe3)3}] (1) as well as the related solvent-free sodium alkyl [{(NaCH2SiMe3)4}] (3).

Graphical abstract: Synthesis and characterization of an infinite sheet of metal–alkyl bonds: unfolding the elusive structure of an unsolvated alkali-metal trisalkylmagnesiate

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The article was received on 28 Jun 2010, accepted on 20 Aug 2010 and first published on 31 Aug 2010


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C0CC02164D
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 388-390
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    Synthesis and characterization of an infinite sheet of metal–alkyl bonds: unfolding the elusive structure of an unsolvated alkali-metal trisalkylmagnesiate

    S. E. Baillie, W. Clegg, P. García-Álvarez, E. Hevia, A. R. Kennedy, J. Klett and L. Russo, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 388
    DOI: 10.1039/C0CC02164D

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