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Hydrogen migration to acyclic pentadienyl ligands: the reactions of (5-2,4-dimethylpentadienyl)(4-2,4-dimethylpenta-1,3-diene)(L)ruthenium(II) tetrafluoroborates (L = t-BuNC, CO & P(OMe)3) with dienes

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>13/10/1992
<mark>Journal</mark>Journal of Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number1-2
Volume438
Number of pages13
Pages (from-to)195-207
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

Diene-for-diene substitutions occur on reaction of the title complexes [Ru(η5-C7H11)(η4-C7H12)L]BF4 (L  tBu with cyclohexa-1,4-diene to give [Ru(η5-C6H7)(η4-C7H12)L]BF4 (L  tBuNC (19), CO (20)), and on react : η2-C8H12)(CNtBu)]BF4(26). All the apparent pentadienyl-for-pentadienyl substitutions are suggested to occur via initial dis