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Heteronuclear ‘Star Clusters’: [Ni2Pt2W43-CPh)4(CO)8(η-C5H5)4] and [Ni2Pt2W42-CR)(μ3-CR)3(CO)8(η-C5H5)4] (R = Ph or p-C6H4Me)

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  • This work was supported by the U.S.A.F. Office of Scientific Research (Grant 82-0070) and by the U.K. Science and Engineering Research Council.

Abstract

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An eight-membered ring of metal atoms forms the skeleton of the novel title compounds, the first of which is characterized by a special symmetry. The ring is held to gether in a starlike arrangement by four PhC ligands (only the carbyne C atom is shown).

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