A re-investigation of the reaction of [RuCl2(CO) 3]2 with C5H5(Me3Si) X-ray structure determination of [Ru(Co) 3(η-C5H5)][fac-RuCl3(CO) 3]

Christopher S. Griffith, George A. Koutsantonis, Colin L. Raston, John P. Selegue, Brian W. Skelton, Allan H. White

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Abstract

The reaction of [RuCl2(CO)3]2 with C5H5(SiMe3) has been re-investigated. In our hands, in refluxing tetrahydrofuran, the reaction gives consistently [Ru(CO)3(η-C5H5)] [fac-RuCl3(CO)3], 1, and [RuCl(CO)2(η-C5H5)], 2, in 68% and 12% yield respectively. The reaction of CO with commercially available hydrated OsCl3 gives [OsCl2(CO)3]2 in 44% yield. The crystal structure of [Ru(CO)3(η-C5H5)] [fac-RuCl3(CO)3] is reported; superlattice symmetry is observed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-202
Number of pages6
JournalJOURNAL OF ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY
Volume518
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jul 1996
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Carbonyl
  • Cyclopentadienyl
  • Ruthenium anion
  • Ruthenium cation
  • Silicon
  • Starting material
  • Superlattice symmetry

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