C-F bond activation by iridium(I). A unique process involving P-C bond cleavage, P-F bond formation and net retention of oxidation state

Ofer Blum, Felix Frolow, David Milstein

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Reaction of hexafluorobenzene with MeIr(PEt3)3 results in a unique process involving C-F bond cleavage, P-C bond cleavage and P-F bond formation, yielding the crystallographically characterized iridium (I) complex 2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)258-259
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1991


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