Structural Evidence of the Aromaticity of Borepins: A Comparison of 1‐Chloroborepin and Tricarbonyl(1‐chloroborepin)molybdenum

Arthur J. Ashe, Jeff W. Kampf, Wolfram Klein, Roger Rousseau

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A planar structure with C2v symmetry is a description of 1‐chloroborepin 1, and is consistent with the presumption that 1 and probably also 1 H‐borepin are aromatic compounds. The Mo(CO)3 complex was prepared from 1. Its structure was also determined, and it could be reduced to the stable complex 2. (Figure Presented.)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1065-1066
Number of pages2
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1993


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  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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