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Bis(η⁵-Pentamethylcyclopentadienyl) Complexes of Molybdenum

Shin, Jun Ho and Churchill, David G. and Parkin, Gerard and Roggan, Stefan and Jankowski, Christel and Limberg, Christian and Tonks, Ian and Bercaw, John (2014) Bis(η⁵-Pentamethylcyclopentadienyl) Complexes of Molybdenum. In: Inorganic Syntheses. Vol.36. Wiley , Hoboken, NJ, pp. 58-62. ISBN 9781118744871.

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Molybdenocene and tungstenocene complexes have played a prominent role in the development of organometallic chemistry. This chapter describes the synthesis of (η⁵-C₅Me₅)₂MoCl₂ and (η⁵-C₅Me₅)₂MoH₂. (η⁵-C₅Me₅)₂MoCl₂ is obtained by a two-step sequence involving (i) the reaction of MoCl₅ with a mixture of KC₅Me₅ and NaBH₄ to give crude (η⁵-C₅Me₅)₂MoH₂, followed by (ii) addition of CHCl₃. (η⁵-C₅Me₅)₂MoCl₂ is a useful precursor for a variety of other permethylmolybdenocene derivatives, which include hydride, alkyl, carbonyl, and oxo complexes.

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Additional Information:© 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published Online: 11 APR 2014. The authors thank the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences (DE-FG02-93ER14339) for support of this research.
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Subject Keywords:bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl) dichloromolybdenum(IV); bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl) dihydridomolybdenum(IV)
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Official Citation:Shin, J. H., Churchill, D. G., Parkin, G., Roggan, S., Jankowski, C., Limberg, C., Tonks, I. and Bercaw, J. (2014) Bis(η5-Pentamethylcyclopentadienyl) Complexes of Molybdenum, in Inorganic Syntheses: Volume 36 (eds G. S. Girolami and A. P. Sattelberger), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118744994.ch12
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