Ab initio molecular orbital calculations on aminophosphine, H 2NPH2. The stereochemistry at phosphorus

Imre G. Csizmadia, Alan H. Cowley, Milburn W. Taylor, Saul Wolfe

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Barriers to pyramidal inversion of directly bonded three-co-ordinate atoms exhibit an interdependence which is determined principally by the differences in the electronegativities of these atoms; thus the phosphorus inversion barrier in H2NPH2 is higher than that in PH3.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)432-433
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1974


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