View from the bridge: a pseudo-Jahn-Teller approach to transition metal hydrosilane complexes

M J Paterson, N P Chatterton, G S McGrady, Martin Paterson

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Abstract

The model complex [Cp(CO)(2)Mn(SiH4)] has been studied by time-dependent DFT methods: hence, it is shown to be unstable with respect to a pseudo-Jahn-Teller distortion which brings an equatorial Si-H moiety into contact with the Mn centre.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1434-1436
Number of pages3
JournalNew Journal of Chemistry
Volume28
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Keywords

  • HYDRIDES
  • LIGANDS
  • BONDS

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