Influence of Fe3(CO)12 on the interaction of Re2(CO)10 with hydroxylated alumina surface

A. Beck, S. Dobos, L. Guczi

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The interaction of Re2(CO)10 and Fe3(CO)12, and that of Re2Fe(CO)14 with alumina were studied during thermal treatment by FT-IR spectroscopy. The interaction of Re2Fe(CO)14 with alumina results in the formation of Re-tricarbonyls as in the Re2(CO)10 + Fe3(CO)12/Al2O3 system, even at room temperature. In the view of this fact, the possibility of the action of reactive Fe-monocarbonyls [Fe(CO)5, Fe(CO)4] on the Re2(CO)10 with appearance of a Re2Fe(CO)14 as a transient intermediate on the support, cannot be excluded.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)215-218
Number of pages4
JournalVibrational Spectroscopy
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 14 1990


  • Alumina
  • Fourier transform
  • Infrared spectrometry
  • Rhenium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Spectroscopy

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