Synthesis and characterisation of heptaosmium carbido clusters; crystal and molecular structures of [Os7(μ-H)2C(CO)19] and [Os7(μ-H)C(CO)19]-

Angelo J. Amoroso, Brian F.G. Johnson, Jack Lewis, Paul R. Raithby, Wing Tak Wong

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The compound [Os7(μ-H)2C(CO)19] (1) was isolated in good yield by vacuum pyrolysis of [Os3(μ-H) 3(CO)9(μ3-COMe)], deprotonation of (1) gives [Os7(μ-H)C(CO)19]- (2); the structures of (1) and (2) have been established by X-ray crystallography.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1208-1209
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1990
Externally publishedYes

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