A mercury bis(tricarbido) complex: [Hg{C≡C-C≡W(CO) 2Tp}2-(dmso)4](dmso)2 (Tp = hydrotrispyrazolylborate)

Rian D. Dewhurst, Anthony F. Hill*, Anthony C. Willis

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    Fluoride mediated desilylation of the propargylidyne complex [W(≡C-C≡CSiMe3)(CO)2{HB(pz)3)] (pz = pyrazol-1-yl) in the presence of mercury(II) chloride provides the novel bis(tricarbido)complex [Hg{C≡C-C≡W(CO)2(HB(pz)3}} 2], which was structurally characterised as a dmso hexasolvate.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2826-2827
    Number of pages2
    JournalChemical Communications
    Issue number24
    Publication statusPublished - 21 Dec 2004


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