Synthesis and characterization of high-nuclearity osmium-rhodium mixed-metal carbonyl clusters; molecular and crystal structures of [Os12Rh9(CO)443-Cl)]·2CH2Cl2and [Os4Rh33-H)(CO)143-CO)(η4-C7H8)2]

Sarah Yeuk Wah Hung, Wing Tak Wong

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The anionic triosmium cluster [N(PPh3)2][Os3(μ-H)(CO)11] reacts with [Rh(nbd)Cl)2(nbd = norbornadiene) in the presence of AgPF6to give two new high-nuclearity osmium-rhodium clusters [Os12Rh9(CO)44(μ3-Cl)] 1 and [Os4Rh3(μ3-H)(CO)14(μ3-CO)(η4-C7H8)2] 2 in moderate yields.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2099-2100
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1997
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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