The reaction of metallic copper, triphenylphosphine and 1,2-naphthoquinone leads to the copper(II) catecholate complex bis(4-triphenylphosphoniono) (naphthalene-1,2-dioxolato)copper(II), the first molecular structure of a Schönberg adduct coordinated to a metal ion.
- Schönberg adduct
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- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Materials Chemistry