Preparation and properties of 1,2-bis[(2,4,6-tri-t-butylphenyl) phosphinidene]cyclobuta[l]phenanthrene

Akitake Nakamura, Subaru Kawasaki, Kozo Toyota, Masaaki Yoshifuji

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Sterically protected 1,2-bis[(2,4,6-tri-t-butylphenyl)phosphinidene] cyclobuta[l]phenanthrene (4) and its group(6) and group(10) transition metal complexes were prepared. X-ray crystallographic analysis of 4 revealed a planar structure of the diphosphinidenecyclobuta[l]phenanthrene moiety.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1570-1571
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Dec 5


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