Activation and reduction of diethyl ether by low valent uranium: formation of the trimetallic, mixed valence uranium oxo species [U(CpRR')(mu-I)2]3(mu3-O) (CpRR' = C5Me5, C5Me4H, C5H4SiMe3)

Christopher P. Larch, F. Geoffrey N. Cloke*, Peter B. Hitchcock

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Abstract

The reaction of UI3 and KCpRR′ (CpRR′ = pentamethylcyclopentadienyl,trimethylsilylcyclopentadienyl or tetramethylcyclopentadienyl) in diethyl ether results in the two-electron reduction of the solvent to form trimetallic, mixed valence uranium oxo species.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)82-84
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number1
Early online date13 Nov 2007
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jan 2008

Keywords

  • complex
  • chemistry
  • dinitrogen
  • carbon-monoxide
  • reduction
  • uranium

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