E-mail

E-mail a Wiley Online Library Link

Ralf Tonner and Gernot Frenking Divalent Carbon(0) Chemistry, Part 2: Protonation and Complexes with Main Group and Transition Metal Lewis Acids Chemistry - A European Journal 14

Version of Record online: 3 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/chem.200701392

Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

Very strong donor–acceptor complexes with the Lewis bases BH3 and CO2 are formed by compounds CL2 with L=PR3, CO, NHC, C(NR2)2, which are very strong Lewis bases with high proton affinities according to quantum-chemical calculations. Their divalent carbon(0) character is revealed by the large values of the second protonation energy. It also comes to the fore in the complexes L2C–(BH3)2, which are calculated as energy minima on the potential-energy surfaces. A=H+, BH3, CO2, W(CO)5, Ni(CO)3, Ni(CO)2.

Complete the form below and we will send an e-mail message containing a link to the selected article on your behalf

Required = Required Field

SEARCH