Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Issue 85, 2014
Previous Article Next Article

An “Off-axis” Mn–Mn bond in Mn2(CO)10 at high pressure

Author affiliations

Abstract

At variance with what was previously reported, Mn2(CO)10 does not transform its conformation from staggered to eclipsed in the high pressure crystal form. X-ray powder diffraction, DFT calculations and Raman spectroscopy show that the staggered conformation is retained. Instead, a rotation and a translation of the Mn(CO)5 pyramidal units produce an “off-axis” and rather shorter Mn–Mn bond.

Graphical abstract: An “Off-axis” Mn–Mn bond in Mn2(CO)10 at high pressure

Back to tab navigation
Please wait while Download options loads

Supplementary files

Publication details

The article was received on 30 May 2014, accepted on 25 Jun 2014, published on 26 Jun 2014 and first published online on 26 Jun 2014


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04152F
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 12824-12827
  •   Request permissions

    An “Off-axis” Mn–Mn bond in Mn2(CO)10 at high pressure

    P. Macchi, N. Casati, S. R. Evans, F. Gozzo, P. Simoncic and D. Tiana, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 12824
    DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04152F

Search articles by author