Synthesis and X-Ray Structure of a Zirconacyclopropene-Alkyne Complex: On the Mechanism of Zirconium-Mediated Reductive Coupling of Alkynes
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This paper describes the first preparation and X-ray crystal structure determination of a zirconacyclopropene-alkyne bis-alkyne complex. Species of this type have been proposed as intermediates in the zirconocene- mediated reductive coupling of two alkynes to form a zirconacyclopentadiene.
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Physical Chemistry