Protonation of metalmetal bonds in heterobimetallic compounds linked by a heterodifunctional ligand

Charles P. Casey, R Morris Bullock

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Addition of trifluoromethanesulfonic acid to the heterobimetallic compounds (CO)4ReMo(CO)35-C5H4P(C6H4-p-CH3)2] (I) and (CO)4MnMo(CO)35-C5H4P(C6H4-p-CH3)2] (II) results in protonation of the metalmetal bond to give cationic compounds with bridging hydrides (III and IV). Deprotonation of III and IV with triethylamine regenerates I and II in high yield.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)245-248
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jul 26 1983


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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