Synthesis and X-ray structure of the osmium carbonyl anion [HOs3(CO)10· O2C · Os6(CO)20]-

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

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The reaction of [HOs3(CO)11]-11with [Os3(CO)10(MeCN)2] in acetone gives the green-blue anion [HOs3(CO)10·O2C·Os6(CO)20]-(1) amongst several other products; this anion has been structurally characterised by a single crystal X-ray study of its Bu4P+salt.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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