Neutron diffraction study of the 'elongated' molecular dihydrogen complex [(C5Me5)Os(H2)H2(PPh 3)]+

Christopher L. Gross, Dianna M. Young, Arthur J. Schultz, Gregory S. Girolami

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Abstract

Protonation of the osmium(IV) hydrides (C5Me5)OsH3(L) with HBF4 in diethyl ether afforded the cationic dihydrogen complexes [(C5Me5)Os(H2)H2(L)][BF 4], where L is PPh3 1 or AsPh3 2; a single-crystal neutron diffraction study of 1 reveals that the H-H distance is 1.014(11) Å.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3081-3082
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society - Dalton Transactions
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 21 1997

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