The Ru–Ru bond length for Ru2II,III and Ru2II,II paddlewheel complexes containing the bulky carboxylate ligand 2,4,6-triisopropylbenzoate was found to decrease despite a reduction in Ru–Ru bond order, due to increased internal rotation.
|Number of pages
|Journal of the Chemical Society. Dalton Transactions
|Early online date
|26 Nov 2008
|Published - 14 Jan 2009