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Reactivity of a Disilylene [{PhC(NBut)2}Si]2 toward Bromine: Synthesis and Characterization of a Stable Monomeric Bromosilylene

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posted on 2010-01-18, 00:00 authored by Hui-Xian Yeong, Kai-Chung Lau, Hong-Wei Xi, Kok Hwa Lim, Cheuk-Wai So
The reaction of the disilylene [{PhC(NBut)2}Si]2 (1) with 1 equiv of bromine in toluene afforded novel monomeric bromosilylene [{PhC(NBut)2}SiBr] (2). The result shows that the SiI−SiI bond in 1 was cleaved by bromine. An X-ray structure of compound 2 has been determined.