An N-heterocyclic carbene as a bidentate hemilabile ligand: A synchrotron X-ray diffraction and density functional theory study

Vladimir K. Dioumaev, David J. Szalda, Jonathan Hanson, James A. Franz, R Morris Bullock

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Abstract

The N-heterocyclic carbene ligand IMes was shown by synchrotron crystallography and DFT computations to adopt a hemilabile bidentate coordination mode in CpM(CO)2(IMes)+B (C6F5)4 - (M = Mo, W), with a C=C bond of one mesityl weakly coordinated to the metal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1670-1671
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Volume9
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - Jul 21 2003

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Crystallography
Carbon Monoxide
Synchrotrons
Discrete Fourier transforms
Density functional theory
Metals
Ligands
X ray diffraction
carbene

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An N-heterocyclic carbene as a bidentate hemilabile ligand : A synchrotron X-ray diffraction and density functional theory study. / Dioumaev, Vladimir K.; Szalda, David J.; Hanson, Jonathan; Franz, James A.; Bullock, R Morris.

In: Chemical Communications, Vol. 9, No. 14, 21.07.2003, p. 1670-1671.

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Dioumaev, Vladimir K. ; Szalda, David J. ; Hanson, Jonathan ; Franz, James A. ; Bullock, R Morris. / An N-heterocyclic carbene as a bidentate hemilabile ligand : A synchrotron X-ray diffraction and density functional theory study. In: Chemical Communications. 2003 ; Vol. 9, No. 14. pp. 1670-1671.
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