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Boranediyl- and Diborane(4)-1,2-diyl-Bridged Platinum A-Frame Complexes

Brunecker, Carina, Müssig, Jonas H., Arrowsmith, Merle, Fantuzzi, Felipe, Stoy, Andreas, Böhnke, Julian, Hofmann, Alexander, Bertermann, Rüdiger, Engels, Bernd, Braunschweig, Holger and others. (2020) Boranediyl- and Diborane(4)-1,2-diyl-Bridged Platinum A-Frame Complexes. Chemistry - A European Journal, 26 (39). pp. 8518-8523. ISSN 0947-6539. (doi:10.1002/chem.202001168) (KAR id:98554)


Diplatinum A-frame complexes with a bridging (di)boron unit in the apex position were synthesized in a single step by the double oxidative addition of dihalo(di)borane precursors at a bis(diphosphine)-bridged Pt02 complex. While structurally analogous to well-known μ-borylene complexes, in which delocalized dative three-center-two-electron M-B-M bonding prevails, theoretical investigations into the nature of Pt−B bonding in these A-frame complexes show them to be rare dimetalla(di)boranes displaying two electron-sharing Pt−B σ-bonds. This is experimentally reflected in the low kinetic stability of these compounds, which are prone to loss of the (di)boron bridgehead unit.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1002/chem.202001168
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > Chemistry and Forensics
Funders: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (
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Depositing User: Felipe Fantuzzi
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2022 21:58 UTC
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2024 05:44 UTC
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