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Dinuclear oxidative addition reactions using an isostructural series of Ni2, Co2, and Fe2 complexes

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A family of low-valent Ni2, Co2, and Fe2 naphthyridine–diimine (NDI) complexes is presented. Ligand-based π* orbitals are sufficiently low-lying to fall within the metal 3d manifold, resulting in electronic structures that are highly delocalized across the conjugated [NDI]M2 system. This feature confers stability to metal–metal interactions during two-electron redox reactions, as demonstrated in a prototypical oxidative addition of allyl chloride.

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Submitted
24 Nov 2016
Accepted
13 Dec 2016
First published
15 Dec 2016

Dalton Trans., 2017,46, 5493-5497
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Communication

Dinuclear oxidative addition reactions using an isostructural series of Ni2, Co2, and Fe2 complexes

M. J. Behlen, Y. Zhou, T. J. Steiman, S. Pal, D. R. Hartline, M. Zeller and C. Uyeda, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 5493
DOI: 10.1039/C6DT04465D

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