Synthesis and x-ray crystal structure of the Sm-ylide complex, [(C5H5)3SmCH2P(Me)Ph2]

Wai Kwok Wong, Jingwen Guan, Jinsong Ren, Qi Shen, Wing Tak Wong

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The interaction of (C5H5)2SmCl·LiCl with one equivalent of Li[(CH2)(CH2) PPh2] in refluxing tetrahydrofuran gives the yellow complex [(C5H5)3SmCH2P (Me)Ph2] in 30% yield. The compound has been fully characterized by analytical, spectroscopic and X-ray diffraction methods.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2749-2751
Number of pages3
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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