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Published February 15, 1989 | Published
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Direct protonation of the W–H bonds of Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)tungsten dihydride


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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© 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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