The synthesis and characterization of two new 19-vertex metallaborane clusters: [B18H20Ni(η5- C5H5)]-1 and [B18H19(2-THF)Ni(η5- C5H5)]

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Abstract

Two new 19-vertex metallaboranes, [B18H20Ni(η5- C5H5)][N(CH3)4] and [B18H19(2-THF)Ni(η5- C5H5)], were isolated from the reaction of anti-B18H22 with nickelocene, [Ni(η5-C5H5)2], in high yields. The complexes were characterized by multinuclear NMR (1H, 13C, 11B), IR and UV-vis spectroscopy. Single-crystal X-ray diffraction analyses of these new complexes confirmed their structures as 19-vertex conjuncto-metallaborane clusters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)274-277
Number of pages4
JournalInorganic Chemistry Communications
Volume5
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 25 2002

Keywords

  • Borane clusters
  • Crystal structures
  • Metallaboranes
  • Nickel-borane complexes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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