Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Issue 64, 2018
Previous Article Next Article

Synthesis of homometallic divalent lanthanide organoimides from benzyl complexes

Author affiliations

Abstract

The reaction of LnI2(thf)2 with benzyl potassium affords the homoleptic benzyl complexes [Ln(CH2Ph)2]n of samarium, europium, and ytterbium. In the cases of Eu and Yb, the treatment of [Ln(CH2Ph)2]n with one equivalent of 2,6-diisopropylaniline gives access to tetrameric organoimide complexes [(thf)Ln(μ3-NDipp)]4, representing the first examples of homometallic Ln(II) imides. This study revealed that the Yb(II) organoimide chemistry is significantly different from that of calcium.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of homometallic divalent lanthanide organoimides from benzyl complexes

Back to tab navigation

Supplementary files

Publication details

The article was received on 29 Jun 2018, accepted on 12 Jul 2018 and first published on 12 Jul 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05234D
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 8826-8829
  •   Request permissions

    Synthesis of homometallic divalent lanthanide organoimides from benzyl complexes

    B. M. Wolf, C. Stuhl and R. Anwander, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 8826
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05234D

Search articles by author

Spotlight

Advertisements