Dr. Thomas J. Robilotto, Dr. John Bacsa, Prof. Dr. Thomas G. Gray and Prof. Dr. Joseph P. Sadighi Inside Back Cover: Synthesis of a Trigold Monocation: An Isolobal Analogue of [H3]+ (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 48/2012) Angewandte Chemie International Edition 51
A triangular [L3Au3]+ ion is stabilized by an N-heterocyclic carbene ligand. In their Communication on page 12077 ff., T. G. Gray, J. P. Sadighi, and co-workers present the analogy between [L3Au3]+ and [H3]+. Density functional calculations suggest full valence delocalization among the gold atoms. In the presence of soft Lewis bases, the cluster undergoes two-electron oxidation to form three equivalents of AuI.
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