1P nuclear magnetic resonance and infrared spectroscopic evidence for co-ordinatively unsaturated zerovalent tungsten generated by interaction of W(CO)5L (L = PPh3 or PBun 3) with AlBr3

Y. Ben Taarit*, J. L. Bilhou, M. Lecomte, Jean-Marie Maurice Basset

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With the metathesis catalyst W(CO)5L·AlBr3, AlBr3 acts first as a Lewis acid to give a 1 : 1 adduct which further yields a co-ordinatively unsaturated, relatively stable zerovalent tungsten.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)38-39
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1978

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