Photochemical reactions of allyl and crotyl halides with cyclopentadienyl-chromium, -molybdenum and -tungsten complexes

J. L. Davidson, G. Vasapollo

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Abstract

[MoCl(CO)3(?5-C5H5)] on photolysis with allyl or crotyl halides C5H4RX gives MoIV complexes [MoX2(CO)(?3-C3H4R)(?5-C5H5)] (R = H, X = Cl, Br, I; R = Me, X = Cl, Br). [WCl(CO)3(?5-C5H5)] under similar conditions gives trihalides [WX3(CO)2(?5-C5H5)] (X = Cl, Br) on reaction with C3H5Cl and C3H5Br while [WCl(CO)3(?5-C5H4SiMe3)] and [CrI(CO)3(?5-C5H5)] react with allyl chloride to give [WCl3(CO)2(?5-C5H4SiMe3)] and [CrCl2(?5-C5H5)] respectively. © 1985.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-51
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Volume291
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 13 Aug 1985

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