Synthesis and Structure of a 1,3-Diphosphacyclobutadienediide: An Aniomesolytic Fragmentation of a 1,3-Diphosphetane-2,4-diyl in Solution

Manuel Sebastian, Martin Nieger, Dénes Szieberth, László Nyulászi, Edgar Niecke

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Abstract

Stepwise reduction of the 1,3-diphosphetane-2,4-diyl 1 by alkali metals (Li, K) leads to the 1,3-diphoshacyclobutadiendiide salts 2 by aniomesolytic fragmentation. DFT calculations provide insight into the reaction pathway.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)637-641
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume43
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 23 2004

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Keywords

  • Density functional calculations
  • Dianions
  • Fragmentation
  • Phosphorus heterocycles
  • Radical anions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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