Synthesis and structural characterization of [Cu(SC6H 4-o-SiMe3)]12, an unusual example of a 'paddle-wheel' dodecametallic thiolate cluster

Eric Block, Michael Gernon, Hyunkyu Kang, Shuncheng Liu, Jon Zubieta

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Treatment of [Cu(MeCN)4]PF6 with the sterically-hindered thiolate ligand 2-(trimethylsilyl)benzenethiol, HSC 6H4-o-SiMe3, affords red-orange crystals of [Cu(SC6H4-o-SiMe3)]12, a dodecametallic thiolate cluster with a 'paddle-wheel' C12S 12 core.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1031-1033
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number15
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988
Externally publishedYes


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