Reaction of [(μ-H)Os3(CO)11]-anion with dioxygen

Christopher J. Cathey, Brian F.G. Johnson, Jack Lewis, Paul R. Raithby, Wing Tak Wong

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The anion [(μ-H)Os3(CO)11]-reacts with dioxygen in solution to give a yellow species which further reacts with Os6(CO)18to yield [(μ-H)Os3(CO)10.(/gm2-O2C).Os6(CO)17]-. The structure of the oxygen intermediate is proposed, and a mechanism of the reaction suggested.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 18 May 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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