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Direct protonation of the W–H bonds of Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)tungsten dihydride

Parkin, Gerard and Bercaw, John E. (1989) Direct protonation of the W–H bonds of Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)tungsten dihydride. Journal of the Chemical Society. Chemical Communications, 1989 (4). pp. 255-257. ISSN 0022-4936.

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Protonation of (C_5Me_5)_2 WH_2 to give [(C_5Me_5)_2WH_3]+ is proposed to occur by attack at both W–H bonds rather than by direct attack at the d^2 metal centre.

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Additional Information:© 1989 Royal Society of Chemistry. Received, 7th June 1988; Com. 8/02277A. We thank Professor Bruce Bursten for helpful discussions. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation (Grant No. CHE-8600875) and by Shell Companies Foundation, which are gratefully acknowledged. G. P. acknowledges support through a NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship administered through the S.E.R.C. (U.K.).
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