Synthesis and structure of a stable cyclic dialkylgermylene

Mitsuo Kira, Shintaro Ishida, Takeaki Iwamoto, Masaaki Ichinohe, Chizuko Kabuto, Lubov Ignatovich, Hideki Sakurai

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A stable cyclic dialkylgermylene (1) was synthesized by reductive dechlorination of the corresponding dichlorogermane (6) with sodium. Germylene 1 is monomeric both in solution and in the solid state, as observed by UV-vis spectroscopy and X-ray crystallography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-264
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1999


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