The first electrochemical study of a silene. An unusually low oxidation potential, comparable to those of strong organic π-electron donors

Michael Bendikov, Victoria Kravchenko, Yitzhak Apeloig, James Y. Becker

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The first electrochemical study of a compound containing a Si=C double bond, i.e., (t-BuMe2Si)(Me3-Si)Si=2-Ad, reveals an extremely low oxidation potential of 0.28 V (vs Ag/AgCl), which is comparable to those of of the best known organic electron donors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)921-923
Number of pages3
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Feb 16 2004


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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