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Unprecedented Reactivity of Iridium(I) Secondary Phosphine Oxide Complexes: Formation of P-Coordinated Phosphinate Complexes by P−Aryl Bond Cleavage

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posted on 2010-11-22, 00:00 authored by Marc Liniger, Björn Gschwend, Markus Neuburger, Silvia Schaffner, Andreas Pfaltz
Aryl−iridium(III) hydride complexes with a P-coordinated phosphinate were formed from [Ir(cod)Cl]2 and secondary phosphine oxide−oxazoline ligands under basic conditions. The structure of these complexes, whose formation involved C−P cleavage, was assigned by X-ray analysis and NMR spectroscopy.