Reversible, Stepwise Addition of 1,2-Diester-Substituted Alkenes to Ru2[(CH3)2PCH2P(CH3)2]2(CO)5. Crystal and Molecular Structure of the Diruthenacyclobutane Complex Ru2[(CH3)2PCH2P(CH3)2]2(CO)4[μ-η11-C2(H)2(CO2CH3)2]•C7H8

Kimberly A. Johnson, Wayne L. Gladfelter

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Abstract

cis- and trans-Diester-substituted alkenes react with Ru2(dmpm)2(CO)5 (dmpm = bis(dimethyl-phosphino)methane) to form the trans-substituted diruthenacyclobutane. This process was shown to be stepwise and reversible, and a zwitterionic intermediate is proposed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)376-378
Number of pages3
JournalOrganometallics
Volume10
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 1991

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