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Isolation and X-ray Structure of a Trimeric 1,4-Dilithio-1,3-butadiene and a Dimeric Me3Si-Substituted 1,4-Dilithio-1,3-butadiene

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posted on 11.01.2010, 00:00 by Lantao Liu, Wen-Xiong Zhang, Qian Luo, Heng Li, Zhenfeng Xi
The X-ray crystallographic structures of a trimeric all-alkyl-substituted 1,4-dilithio-1,3-butadiene with a Li6 pseudooctahedron and a dimeric Me3Si-substituted 1,4-dilithio-1,3-butadiene with a Li4 tetrahedron are reported. The reactions of theses compounds with CO were investigated.