Activation of H2 by chlorocarbonylbis(trimethylphosphine) rhodium(I) labilizes CO and produces the new binuclear complex H(Cl)Rh(PMe 3)2(μ-H)(μ-Cl)RH(PMe3)(CO)

Simon B. Duckett, Richard Eisenberg, Alan S Goldman

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The oxidative addition of H2 to [RhCl(CO)(PMe3) 2] is followed using NMR spectroscopy in conjunction with para-enriched hydrogen and leads to CO labilization and formation of an unusual binuclear complex.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1185-1187
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 1993


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  • Molecular Medicine

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