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A Family of Heterometallic Cubane-Type Clusters with an exo-Fe(CO)3 Fragment Anchored to the Cubane


  • This work was supported by the Department of Science and Technology, DST (Project No. SR/S1/IC-19/2006), New Delhi, India. K.G. thanks Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), and S.K.B. and S.S. are grateful to the University Grants Commission (UGC), India for research fellowships. We thank Shaikh M. Mobin and Babu Varghese for X-ray crystallography analysis. We would also like to thank Mass lab, SAIF, CDRI, Lucknow 226001, India for FAB mass analysis and SAIF, IIT Madras for variable-temperature NMR facilities.


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Metallreiche Metallaborane: Eine exo-Fe(CO)3-Einheit an einem Cubangerüst ist charakteristisch für die Komplexe [(Cp*M)23-E)2B2H(μ-H){Fe(CO)2}2Fe(CO)3] (M=Mo, E=S, Se; M=Ru, E=CO; Cp*=η5-C5Me5), die ersten Heterodimetall-Cubancluster mit einer Borideinheit (siehe Struktur).

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