A stable Cerberus tris(maloNHC) and its coinage metal complexes
Chemistry and Biochemistry
The first trisanionic Cerberus-type maloNHC has been generated and coordinated to two different coinage metals (Au(I) and Ag(I)). The resulting triszwitterionic metal complexes have been characterized by NMR spectroscopy, elemental analysis, and X-ray crystallography. The molecular structures of the new metal complexes reveal an average Au⋯Au and Ag⋯Ag separation of 20.89 and 21.03 Å respectively, the longest distances reported to date for any related Cerberus-type NHCs.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Hooper, Reagan; Mason, Alexander; Montgomery, Maleek; and Clinebell, Braden, "A stable Cerberus tris(maloNHC) and its coinage metal complexes" (2019). Faculty Publications. 4307.