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Inorganics 2015, 3(4), 500-510; doi:10.3390/inorganics3040500

Holmium(III) Supermesityl-Imide Complexes Bearing Methylaluminato/Gallato Ligands

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Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Universität Tübingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 18, 72076 Tübingen, Germany
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Department of Chemistry, University of Bergen, Allégaten 41, 5007 Bergen, Norway
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Academic Editors: Stephen Mansell and Steve Liddle
Received: 22 September 2015 / Revised: 28 October 2015 / Accepted: 30 October 2015 / Published: 10 November 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Rare Earth and Actinide Complexes)
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Abstract

Heterobimetallic µ2-imide complexes [Ho(µ2-Nmes*){Al(CH3)4}]2 (1, supermesityl = mes* = C6H2tBu3-2,4,6) and [Ho(µ2-Nmes*){Ga(CH3)4}]2 (2) have been synthesized from homoleptic complexes Ho[M(CH3)4]3 (M = Al, Ga) via deprotonation of H2Nmes* or with K[NH(mes*)] according to a salt metathesis-protonolysis tandem reaction. Single-crystal X-ray diffraction of isostructural complexes [Ho(µ2-Nmes*){M(CH3)4}]2 (M = Al, Ga) revealed asymmetric Ho2N2 metallacycles with very short Ho–N bond lengths and secondary Ho arene interactions. View Full-Text
Keywords: f-element; aluminum; gallium; imide f-element; aluminum; gallium; imide
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Schädle, D.; Maichle-Mössmer, C.; Törnroos, K.W.; Anwander, R. Holmium(III) Supermesityl-Imide Complexes Bearing Methylaluminato/Gallato Ligands. Inorganics 2015, 3, 500-510.

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