om701173m_si_002.cif (9.8 kB)
Download file

Unexpected Formation of (Dimethylaminomethylene)methylamide Complexes from the Reactions between Metal Chlorides and Lithium Dimethylamide

Download (19.6 kB)
posted on 24.03.2008, 00:00 by Xin-Hao Zhang, Shu-Jian Chen, Hu Cai, Hee-Jung Im, Tianniu Chen, Xianghua Yu, Xuetai Chen, Zhenyang Lin, Yun-Dong Wu, Zi-Ling Xue
Reactions of MCl5 (M = Nb, Ta) with LiNMe2 have been found to yield M(NMe2)42-MeNCH2NMe2) (M = Nb, 2a; Ta, 2b) containing a chelating ligand (dimethylaminomethylene)methylamide, as confirmed by NMR spectroscopy, DFT calculations, and their reactivity studies.