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Agostic-type Gold Ligand and Incipient μ3-PPh2 Coordination in the Au2Pt2P6 “Hammock” Skeleton of the Cluster [Au2Pt2(μ-PPh2)2(PPh3)4][PF6]2

Authors

  • Dr. Robert Bender,

    1. Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination, UA 416 CNRS, Université Louis Pasteur, 4 rue Blaise Pascal, F-67070 Strasbourg Cédex (France)
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  • Dr. Pierre Braunstein,

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    1. Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination, UA 416 CNRS, Université Louis Pasteur, 4 rue Blaise Pascal, F-67070 Strasbourg Cédex (France)
    • Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination, UA 416 CNRS, Université Louis Pasteur, 4 rue Blaise Pascal, F-67070 Strasbourg Cédex (France)
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  • Dr. Alain Dedieu,

    1. Laboratoire de Chimie Quantique, ER 139 CNRS, Université Louis Pasteur, 4 rue Blaise Pascal, F-67070 Strasbourg Cédex (France)
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  • Prof. Yves Dusausoy

    1. Laboratoire de Minéralogie et Cristallographie UA 809 CNRS, Université de Nancy I, B.P. 239, F-54506 Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy (France)
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Abstract

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Not only bonds between Au and Pt but also between Au and the Ph2P bridge ligands characterize the structure of 2, which is formed in ca. 80 % yield upon reaction of two equivalents of [Au(PPh3)] with 1 in CH2Cl2.

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