Preparation and structure of cis-[Pt(BF2)2(PPh3)2]: The first crystallographically characterised complex containing the BF2 ligand

Aidan Kerr, Todd B. Marder, Nicholas C. Norman, A. Guy Orpen, Michael J. Quayle, Craig R. Rice, Peter L. Timms, George R. Whittell

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The platinum compound [Pt(PPh3)2(η-C2H4)] reacts with B2F4 affording the BF2 complex cis-[Pt(BF2)2(PPh3)2] which is characterised by multinuclear NMR studies and X-ray crystallography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)319-320
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 7 Feb 1998
Externally publishedYes


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