Synthesis and Thermolysis of the Phosphorus-Rich Manganese(I) Complex [Mn2(μ-Br){cyclo-(P4tBu3)PtBu}(CO)6]: From Complexes to Metal Phosphides

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  • Dr. Aslihan Kircali,

    1. Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Universität Leipzig, Johannisallee 29, 04103 Leipzig (Germany), Fax: (+49) 3419739319
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  • René Frank,

    1. Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Universität Leipzig, Johannisallee 29, 04103 Leipzig (Germany), Fax: (+49) 3419739319
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  • Prof. Dr. Santiago Gómez-Ruiz,

    1. Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Universität Leipzig, Johannisallee 29, 04103 Leipzig (Germany), Fax: (+49) 3419739319
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  • Prof. Dr. Barbara Kirchner,

    1. Wilhelm-Ostwald Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie, Universität Leipzig, Linnéstrasse 2, 04103 Leipzig (Germany)
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  • Prof. Dr. Evamarie Hey-Hawkins

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    1. Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Universität Leipzig, Johannisallee 29, 04103 Leipzig (Germany), Fax: (+49) 3419739319
    • Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Universität Leipzig, Johannisallee 29, 04103 Leipzig (Germany), Fax: (+49) 3419739319
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Abstract

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A complex matter: Na[cyclo-(P5tBu4)] reacts with two equivalents of [MnBr(CO)5] to give the phosphorus-rich manganese(I) complex [Mn2(μ-Br){cyclo-(P4tBu3)PtBu}(CO)6] (see structure) containing a [{cyclo-(P4tBu3)}PtBu] ligand. The rearrangement of [cyclo-(P5tBu4)] to [cyclo-(P4tBu3)PtBu] was rationalized by theoretical studies. Thermolysis of up to 1000 °C gives Mn2P.

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