5-Methyl-5λ5-phosphaspiro [4.4] nonane—The Simplest Pentaalkylphosphorane Yet Obtained

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  • Prof. Dr. Hubert Schmidbaur,

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    1. Anorganisch-chemisches Institut der Technischen Universität, Arcisstrasse 21, D-8000 München 2 (Germany)
    • Anorganisch-chemisches Institut der Technischen Universität, Arcisstrasse 21, D-8000 München 2 (Germany)
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  • Dipl.-Chem. Peter Holl,

    1. Anorganisch-chemisches Institut der Technischen Universität, Arcisstrasse 21, D-8000 München 2 (Germany)
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  • Univ.-Doz. Dr. Frank H. Köhler

    1. Anorganisch-chemisches Institut der Technischen Universität, Arcisstrasse 21, D-8000 München 2 (Germany)
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  • This work was supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie.

Abstract

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PH5 and acyclic pentaalkylphosphoranes are still unknown. The P[BOND]C[BOND]H compound (1) has now been synthesized under special reaction conditions.

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