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Engaging dual donor sites within an N-heterocyclic olefin phosphine ligand

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Abstract

By investigating the coordination chemistry of a neutral N-heterocyclic olefin phosphine ligand, a new digold(I) chloride complex was discovered, demonstrating that mixed element (P/C) donor sites can be accessed at the same time. However attempts to extend this strategy for the preparation of heterobimetallic complexes featuring copper(I) and gold(I) centers with this mixed donor ligand were unsuccessful. The related monometallic copper(I) and gold(I) iodide complexes were discovered to be emissive in the solid state.

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The article was received on 01 Feb 2017, accepted on 07 Apr 2017 and first published on 07 Apr 2017


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C7DT00398F
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2017,46, 5946-5954
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    Engaging dual donor sites within an N-heterocyclic olefin phosphine ligand

    M. W. Lui, O. Shynkaruk, M. S. Oakley, R. Sinelnikov, R. McDonald, M. J. Ferguson, A. Meldrum, M. Klobukowski and E. Rivard, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 5946
    DOI: 10.1039/C7DT00398F

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