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Magnesium, zinc, aluminium and gallium hydride complexes of the transition metals

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The preparation and applications of heterobimetallic complexes continue to occupy researchers in the fields of organometallic, main group, and coordination chemistry. This interest stems from the promise these complexes hold as precursors to materials, reagents in synthesis and as new catalysis. Here we survey and organise the state-of-the-art understanding of the TM–H–M linkage (M = Mg, Zn, Al, Ga). We discuss the structure and bonding in these complexes, their known reactivity, and their largely unrealised potential in catalysis.

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Submitted
12 Jul 2016
Accepted
23 Dec 2016
First published
03 Jan 2017

This article is Open Access

Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 1348-1365
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Feature Article

Magnesium, zinc, aluminium and gallium hydride complexes of the transition metals

M. J. Butler and M. R. Crimmin, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 1348
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC05702K

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