Synthesis and Reactivity of [Au(NHC)(Bpin)] Complexes

Steven P Nolan, Caroline Zinser, Laura Falivene, Fady Nahra, Marcel Brill, David Bradford Cordes, Alexandra Slawin, Luigi Cavallo, Catherine Cazin

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A new class of [Au(NHC)(Bpin)] complexes has been synthesized and their unusual reactivity was investigated using computational and experimental methods. The gold-boryl complexes exhibit unexpected high stability and reactivity.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6799-6802
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number47
StatePublished - 2019

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KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledged KAUST grant number(s): OSR-2015-CCF-1974-03
Acknowledgements: The authors gratefully acknowledge the Royal Society (University Research Fellowship to C.S.J.C.), AstraZeneca (Studenship to C.M.Z) and VLAIO (CO2PERATE) for support of this work. We thank King Saud University (DSF Program) and KAUST (Award No.OSR-2015-CCF-1974-03) for support.


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