Synthesis, characterization, and reactivity of cationic hydride [HPd(diphosphine)2]+CF3 SO3-, the missing member of the family [HM(dppe)2]+X- (M = Ni, Pd, Pt). DFT QM/MM structural predictions for the [HPd(dppe)2]+ moiety

Michele Aresta, Angela Dibenedetto, Eliana Amodio, Imre Pápai, Gábor Schubert

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The synthesis, characterization, and properties of the cationic hydride [HPd(dppe)2]+CF3SO3 -·1/8THF, the missing member of the family [HM(dppe)2]+X- (M = Ni, Pd, Pt), are described. The Pd hydride is not stable in solution and may react as either a proton or a hydride donor. DFT QM/MM calculations of the [HPd(dppe)2]+ moiety have allowed us to predict its structure and reactivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6550-6552
Number of pages3
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - Dec 16 2002


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  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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