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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society - Dalton Transactions|
|State||Published - Sep 21 1997|
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