Preparation and X-ray structure of a (catecholato)copper(II) complex with a Schönberg adduct

Beáta Tapodi, Gábor Speier, Michel Giorgi, Marius Réglier, Takuzo Funabiki, László Korecz, Antal Rockenbauer

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)367-370
Number of pages4
JournalInorganic Chemistry Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2006


  • Catecholate
  • Copper
  • Schönberg adduct

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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