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Preparation of Ru(CO)(diene)2 complexes by electron beam evaporation of ruthenium.

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>8/08/1984
<mark>Journal</mark>Helvetica Chimica Acta
Issue number5
Number of pages3
Pages (from-to)1365-1367
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Ru-atoms (0.5–1.5 g) have been generated by electron bombardment and, in separate experiments, were co-condensed at 7 K with excess of 2,3-dimethylbutadiene or 1,3- or 1,4-cyclohexadiene. The complexes Ru(CO)(η4-C6H10)2 (1) and Ru(CO)(η4-C6H8)2 (2), respectively, have been isolated in 25–30% yields on warming the condensate under CO.