Characterization of a high-valent ruthenyl (RuIV=O) cation stabilized by the macrocyclic 1,4,8,11-tetramethyl-1,4,8,11-tetra- azacyclotetradecane (tmc) ligand: Crystal and molecular structure of trans-[RuIV(tmc)O(MeCN)][PF6]2

Chi Ming Che, Kwok Yin Wong, Thomas C.W. Mak

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trans-[RuIV(tmc)O(MeCN)][PF6]2(tmc = 1,4,8,11-tetramethyl-1,4,8,11-tetra-azacyclotetradecane) has been obtained by the reaction of PPh3with trans-[RuVI(tmc)O2][PF6]2in MeCN; the Ru=O distance in this mono-oxo ruthenium(IV) (ruthenyl) species, as determined by X-ray crystallography, is 1.765(5) Å.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)546-548
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1985
Externally publishedYes

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