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Dihydrogen Complexes & Related Sigma Complexes

  1. Robert H. Crabtree

Published Online: 15 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470862106.ia286

Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry

How to Cite

Crabtree, R. H. 2006. Dihydrogen Complexes & Related Sigma Complexes. Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2006

Abstract

The title topic is reviewed with emphasis on structure and bonding, dynamics, synthesis, and reactivity. Spectroscopic characterization is considered with special reference to diffraction, NMR, and IR methods.

Keywords:

  • dihydrogen;
  • T1;
  • stretched dihydrogen;
  • protonation;
  • neutron diffraction;
  • nonclassical hydrides