Synthesis and structure of a (diphosphoxane)rhodium(I) complex. Novel reaction with CO to liberate phosphinidene oxide

K. Wang, T. J. Emge, Alan S Goldman

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The synthesis and crystal and molecular structure of RhCl[η2-(Me2N)2POP(NMe2)2-P,P′] [P(NMe2)3] (1) are reported. 1 undergoes a novel reaction with CO in which the diphosphoxane ligand is cleaved, yielding (dimethylamino)phosphinidene oxide and Rh[P(NMe2)3]2(CO)Cl (3).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2135-2137
Number of pages3
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1994


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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