Electrophilic ligand abstraction from electron-rich iridium(I) complexes with Me3SiOTf; evidence for direct ligand attack

Michael Aizenberg, David Milstein

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Me3SiOTf (Tf = CF3SO2) is a useful reagent for electrophilic abstraction reactions involving electron-rich complexes RlrLn (R = H, Cl, Me, Ph; L = PMe3, PEt3); direct external attack of Me3Si+ on R is probably involved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)411-412
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1994


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