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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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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>1989
<mark>Journal</mark>Chemical Communications
Number of pages3
<mark>Original language</mark>English


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.