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Protonated open and half-open ruthenocenes exhibiting agostic interactions with C-H bond rupture involved in the most facile dynamic process

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Journal publication date1989
JournalChemical Communications
Journal number3
Number of pages3
Pages175-177
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

The cations [Ru(η5-C7H11)2H]+(1), [Ru(η5-C5H5)(η5-C7H11)H]+(2), and [Ru(η5-C7H11)H]+(3) have provided quantitative evidence for the existence of a class of complexes in which rupture of the C–H component of a C–H–M agostic interaction is involved in the lowest energy fluxional processes.