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White phosphorus activation by a Th(III) complex

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  • Alasdair Formanuik
  • Fabrizio Ortu
  • Reece Beekmeyer
  • Andrew Kerridge
  • Ralph Adams
  • David Mills
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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>14/02/2016
<mark>Journal</mark>Dalton Transactions
Issue number6
Volume45
Number of pages4
Pages (from-to)2390-2393
Publication StatusPublished
Early online date6/01/16
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

[Th(Cp′′)3] (Cp′′ = {C5H3(SiMe3)2-1,3}) activates P4 to give [{Th(Cp′′)3}2(μ–η1:η1-P4)] (1), which has an unprecedented cyclo-P4 binding mode. DFT studies were performed on a model of 1 to probe the bonding in this system.