Synthesis and characterization of the hexagonal prismatic cage (THF⊂[PhB(CN)3]6[Cp*Rh]6)6+

Matthew L. Kuhlman, Haijun Yao, Thomas B. Rauchfuss

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Condensation of [Cp*Rh(CH3NO2) n]2+ and the tricyanoborate [PhB(CN)3] - affords the hexagonal bipyramidal cage {[PhB(CN)3] 6[Cp*Rh]6}6+, demonstrating that tetrahedral tricyanide building blocks can lead to novel cage structures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1370-1371
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number12
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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