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Issue 43, 2016
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Lewis acid–base interactions between platinum(ii) diaryl complexes and bis(perfluorophenyl)zinc: strongly accelerated reductive elimination induced by a Z-type ligand

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Abstract

Z-type interactions between bis(perfluorophenyl)zinc and platinum(II) diaryl complexes supported by 1,10-phenanthroline (phen), 2,2′-bipyridine (bpy), and bis(dimethylphosphino)ethane (dmpe) ligands are reported. In the solid state, the nature of the Pt–Zn interaction depends on the bidentate ligand; the phen-supported complex exhibits an unsupported Pt–Zn bond, while the dmpe derivative features additional bridging aryl interactions. A strongly accelerated rate of reductive elimination is observed for phen- and bpy-supported complexes, while aryl exchange between Pt and Zn is observed for the dmpe complex.

Graphical abstract: Lewis acid–base interactions between platinum(ii) diaryl complexes and bis(perfluorophenyl)zinc: strongly accelerated reductive elimination induced by a Z-type ligand

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Submitted
21 Mar 2016
Accepted
05 May 2016
First published
10 May 2016

Chem. Commun., 2016,52, 7039-7042
Article type
Communication

Lewis acid–base interactions between platinum(II) diaryl complexes and bis(perfluorophenyl)zinc: strongly accelerated reductive elimination induced by a Z-type ligand

A. L. Liberman-Martin, D. S. Levine, M. S. Ziegler, R. G. Bergman and T. D. Tilley, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 7039
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02433E

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