Preparation and molecular structure of a σ-bonded lanthanide phenyl

S. A. Cotton, F. A. Hart*, M. B. Hursthouse, A. J. Welch

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Tetrakis(tetrahydrofuran)lithium tetrakis(2,6-dimethylphenyl)lutetiate has been prepared; a single-crystal X-ray study has shown that the anion consists of four 2,6-dimethylphenyl groups in an approximately tetrahedral σ-bonded array about lutetium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1225-1226
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 1972

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  • Molecular Medicine


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