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Macropolyhedral boron-containing cluster chemistry. The unique nido-five-vertex-〈B2〉-nido-ten-vertex conjuncto structure of [(η5-C5Me5)2Rh2B11H15] via an unexpected cluster-dismantling

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Abstract

B16H20 and [RhCl25-C5Me5)]2 with tmnd give [(η5-C5Me5)2Rh2B11H15], which has an unprecedented thirteen-vertex macropolyhedral cluster core based on a nido ten-vertex {MB9} subcluster and a nido five-vertex {MB4} subcluster fused with their open-face {B2} edges in common.

Graphical abstract: Macropolyhedral boron-containing cluster chemistry. The unique nido-five-vertex-〈B2〉-nido-ten-vertex conjuncto structure of [(η5-C5Me5)2Rh2B11H15] via an unexpected cluster-dismantling

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Submitted
21 Jun 2007
Accepted
20 Jul 2007
First published
06 Aug 2007

Chem. Commun., 2007, 3559-3561
Article type
Communication

Macropolyhedral boron-containing cluster chemistry. The unique nido-five-vertex-〈B2〉-nido-ten-vertex conjuncto structure of [(η5-C5Me5)2Rh2B11H15] via an unexpected cluster-dismantling

M. J. Carr, S. D. Perera, T. Jelínek, B. Štíbr, W. Clegg, C. A. Kilner and J. D. Kennedy, Chem. Commun., 2007, 3559
DOI: 10.1039/B709470A

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