Monomeric four-coordinate vanadium(V) oxo complexes containing a labile ligand: Synthesis and X-ray structural characterization of [(C 23H30O2)V(O)Cl]

Paul J. Toscano, E. James Schermerhorn, Claudia Dettelbacher, Deborah MacHerone, Jon Zubieta

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The reaction of VOCl3 with bulky biphenolic compounds (H 2L) provides dark brown complexes of formula, [V(O)(L)Cl]; X-ray diffraction studies revealed that the complex for which L = 2,2′-CH 2(4-Me,6-ButC6H2O)2 is monomeric in the solid state with approximate tetrahedral geometry about the V atom.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)933-934
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number14
StatePublished - Dec 1 1991


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