Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 2003, 68, 1461-1466

Homoleptic Rh(III)-Diphosphine and Rh(III)-Diarsine Complexes

Jamie Bickley, Simon J. Higgins* and Annemarie A. La Pensée

Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool, Crown Street, Liverpool L69 7ZD, U.K.


The first examples of homoleptic diarsine and diphosphine coordination to Rh(III), viz. [Rh(1,2-C6H4{AsMe2}2)3]3+ and [Rh(Me2PCH2PMe2)3]3+, are reported, together with details of their characterisation by multinuclear NMR spectroscopy and mass spectrometry.

Keywords: Rhodium complexes; P ligands; As ligands; Phosphines; Arsines; Phosphanes; Arsanes; Multinuclear NMR spectroscopy.

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