Cerium Aryloxides as Precursors for Monopentamethylcyclopentadienyl Organocerium(III) Compounds; X-Ray Crystal Structure of (η5-Pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)bis(2,6-di-t-butylphenoxo)cerium

Hero J. Heeres, Auke Meetsma, Jan H. Teuben

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    Abstract

    Tris(2,6-di-t-butylphenoxo)cerium reacts with (C5Me5)Li in pentane to form (η5-C5Me5)bis(2,6-di-t-butylphenoxo)cerium, whose structure was established by X-ray crystallography and which, on subsequent reaction with LiCH(SiMe3)2, gives a novel mono(C5Me5)cerium-bisalkyl complex, (C5Me5)Ce[CH(SiMe3)2]2.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages2
    JournalJournal of the Chemical Society%2C Chemical Communications
    Volume8
    Issue number14
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1988

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