Angewandte Chemie International Edition

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Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

49_18b/2010Inside Cover: A Simple Route to Univalent Gallium Salts of Weakly Coordinating Anions (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 18/2010)

Gallium(I) salts of weakly coordinating anions (WCAs), which are excellent sources of gallium in the oxidation state +1, are generated by a simple, high-yielding route. These salts open new areas of low-valent gallium chemistry that were previously inaccessible. In their Communication on page 3228 ff., I. Krossing, J. M. Slattery, and co-workers describe a salt of the [Ga(PPh3)3]+ ion as an example of a homoleptic gallium–phosphine complex.

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