Square planar bis(imino)pyridine iron halide and alkyl complexes

Marco W. Bouwkamp, Suzanne C. Bart, Eric J. Hawrelak, Ryan J. Trovitch, Emil Lobkovsky, Paul J. Chirik

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Square planar iron methyl complexes containing bis(imino)pyridine (PDI) ligands have been prepared by reductive alkylation of the corresponding ferrous dichloride; dialkylation is observed upon treatment with a larger alkyl lithium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3406-3408
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number27
Publication statusPublished - Jul 21 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Bouwkamp, M. W., Bart, S. C., Hawrelak, E. J., Trovitch, R. J., Lobkovsky, E., & Chirik, P. J. (2005). Square planar bis(imino)pyridine iron halide and alkyl complexes. Chemical Communications, (27), 3406-3408. https://doi.org/10.1039/b504063a