Mono(η5-Pentamethylcyclopentadienyl) Complexes of Osmium

Christopher L. Gross, Julia L. Brumaghim, Jesse M. Jefferis, Paul W. Dickinson, Gregory S. Girolami, Christopher W. Gribble, T. Don Tilley

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Abstract

The chemistry of transition metal mono(cyclopentadienyl) molecules of the type (η-C5R5)MXn, where X is a halide ligand, has been widely explored. Such complexes can serve as catalysts or catalyst precursors for a wide variety of organic reactions ranging from the Ziegler-Natta polymerization of olefins to the hydrogenation of unsaturated hydrocarbons. These "half-sandwich" molecules are also useful starting materials for the synthesis of other cyclopentadienyl-containing species: they offer unparalleled opportunities to synthesize a wide variety of compounds that otherwise would be unobtainable. This chapter explains the procedures and properties for bromoosmic acid, bis tetrabromodiosmium(iii), and bromoosmium(ii).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInorganic Syntheses
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages74-78
Number of pages5
Volume36
ISBN (Electronic)9781118744994
ISBN (Print)9781118744871
DOIs
StatePublished - May 12 2014

Keywords

  • Bis tetrabromodiosmium
  • Bromoosmic acid
  • Bromoosmium
  • Mono complexes of osmium
  • η5-pentamethylcyclopentadienyl

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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    Gross, C. L., Brumaghim, J. L., Jefferis, J. M., Dickinson, P. W., Girolami, G. S., Gribble, C. W., & Tilley, T. D. (2014). Mono(η5-Pentamethylcyclopentadienyl) Complexes of Osmium. In Inorganic Syntheses (Vol. 36, pp. 74-78). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118744994.ch15