Reduction of a Tetraaryldigallane to Afford a Radical Anion with GaGa Multiple Bonding Character

Xiaoming He, Ruth A. Bartlett, Marilyn M. Olmstead, Karin Ruhlandt‐Senge, Bradley E. Sturgeon, Philip P. Power

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Abstract

The shortening of the GaGa bond in Trip2GaGaTrip2 (1, TripH  2,4,6‐iPr3C6H3) by 0.17 Å to 2.343(2) Å on formation of the radical anion 1˙− is due, at least in part, to the formation of a one‐electron π bond between the gallium atoms. (Figure Presented.)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)717-719
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Volume32
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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