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Title: An N-heterocyclic silylene-stabilized digermanium(0) complex
Authors: Shan, Yu-Liang
Yim, Wai-Leung
So, Cheuk-Wai
Keywords: DRNTU::Science::Chemistry::Organic chemistry::Carbanions
Issue Date: 2014
Source: Shan, Y.-L., Yim, W.-L., & So, C.-W. (2014). An N-heterocyclic silylene-stabilized digermanium(0) complex. Angewandte chemie international edition, 53(48), 13155-13158.
Series/Report no.: Angewandte chemie international edition
Abstract: The synthesis of an N-heterocyclic silylene-stabilized digermanium(0) complex is described. The reaction of the amidinate-stabilized silicon(II) amide [LSiN(SiMe3)2] (1; L=PhC(NtBu)2) with GeCl2⋅dioxane in toluene afforded the SiII–GeII adduct [L{(Me3Si)2N}Si[RIGHTWARDS ARROW]GeCl2] (2). Reaction of the adduct with two equivalents of KC8 in toluene at room temperature afforded the N-heterocyclic carbene silylene-stabilized digermanium(0) complex [L{(Me3Si)2N}Si[RIGHTWARDS ARROW] Ge[DOUBLE BOND]Ge[LEFTWARDS ARROW]Si{N(SiMe3)2}L] (3). X-ray crystallography and theoretical studies show conclusively that the N-heterocyclic silylenes stabilize the singlet digermanium(0) moiety by a weak synergic donor–acceptor interaction.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/103940
http://hdl.handle.net/10220/24629
ISSN: 1433-7851
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201408347
Rights: © 2014 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
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