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Issue 39, 2014
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An iron(II) complex featuring κ3 and labile κ2-bound PNP pincer ligands – striking differences between CH2 and NH spacers

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Abstract

Treatment of anhydrous FeCl2 with 2 equiv. of the pincer ligand PNP-Ph afforded the diamagnetic cationic octahedral complex [Fe(κ3-P,N,P-PNP)(κ2-P,N-PNP)Cl]+ featuring a κ2-P,N-bound PNP ligand. Preliminary reactivity studies revealed that the κ2-P,N-bound PNP ligand is labile reacting with CO to afford trans-[Fe(PNP-Ph)(CO)2Cl]+.

Graphical abstract: An iron(ii) complex featuring κ3 and labile κ2-bound PNP pincer ligands – striking differences between CH2 and NH spacers

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The article was received on 26 Jun 2014, accepted on 07 Aug 2014 and first published on 12 Aug 2014


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT01933D
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2014,43, 14517-14519
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    An iron(II) complex featuring κ3 and labile κ2-bound PNP pincer ligands – striking differences between CH2 and NH spacers

    B. Bichler, M. Glatz, B. Stöger, K. Mereiter, L. F. Veiros and K. Kirchner, Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 14517
    DOI: 10.1039/C4DT01933D

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