Synthesis of novel selenium-containing osmium carbonyl clusters: X-ray structures of [Os5(μ-H) (CO)15(μ3-SePh)] and [Os6(μ-H)(CO)18(μ-SeH)]

Teresa M. Layer, Jack Lewis, Avelino Martín, Paul R. Raithby, Wing Tak Wong

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The neutral osmium-selenido clusters [Os5(μ-H)(CO)15(μ3-SePh)] (2) and [Os6(μ3-H)(CO)18(μ3-SeH)] (5) have been isolated in good yield by reaction of PhSeCl with [Os5H(CO)15]-and [Os6H(CO)15]·-respectively. The structures of 2 and 5 have been established by single crystal X-ray analysis.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 9 Feb 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Materials Science (miscellaneous)
  • Materials Chemistry

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