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Intercepting low oxidation state main group hydrides with a nucleophilic N-heterocyclic olefin

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Abstract

The N-heterocyclic olefin, IPr[double bond, length as m-dash]CH2 (IPr = [(HCNDipp)2C], Dipp = 2,6-iPr2C6H3) has been demonstrated to be of sufficient Lewis basicity to stabilize main group hydrides in unusually low oxidation states.

Graphical abstract: Intercepting low oxidation state main group hydrides with a nucleophilic N-heterocyclic olefin

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The article was received on 26 Mar 2011, accepted on 19 Apr 2011 and first published on 11 May 2011


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC11737H
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 6987-6989
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    Intercepting low oxidation state main group hydrides with a nucleophilic N-heterocyclic olefin

    S. M. Ibrahim Al-Rafia, A. C. Malcolm, S. K. Liew, M. J. Ferguson, R. McDonald and E. Rivard, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 6987
    DOI: 10.1039/C1CC11737H

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