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Abnormal carbene–silicon halide complexes

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Abstract

Reaction of the anionic N-heterocyclic dicarbene (NHDC), [:C{[N(2,6-Pri2C6H3)]2CHCLi}]n (1), with SiCl4 gives the trichlorosilyl-substituted (at the C4 carbon) N-heterocyclic carbene complex (7). Abnormal carbene–SiCl4 complex (8) may be conveniently synthesized by combining 7 with HCl·NEt3. In addition, 7 may react with CH2Cl2 in warm hexane, giving the abnormal carbene-complexed SiCl3+ cation (9). The nature of the bonding in 9 was probed with complementary DFT computations.

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The article was received on 05 Oct 2015, accepted on 17 Nov 2015 and first published on 25 Nov 2015


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C5DT03894D
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Citation: Dalton Trans., 2016,45, 5941-5944
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    Abnormal carbene–silicon halide complexes

    Y. Wang, Y. Xie, P. Wei, H. F. Schaefer and G. H. Robinson, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 5941
    DOI: 10.1039/C5DT03894D

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