Concerning the molecular and electronic structure of a tungsten-tungsten quadruply bonded complex supported by two 6-Carboethoxy-2-carboxylatoazulene ligands

Mikhail V. Barybin, Malcolm H. Chisholm, Nathan J. Patmore, Randall E. Robinson, Namrata Singh

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The preparation and molecular structure of a W2 4+-quadruply bonded complex is reported wherein two mutually trans azulene-2-carboxylato ligands are shown to be strongly coupled by ligand π-M2δ-ligand π conjugation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3652-3654
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number35
Early online date7 Aug 2007
Publication statusPublished - 6 Sep 2007
Externally publishedYes


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