Trimethylplatinum hydroxy-fluorides

Cross, R. J., Haupt, M., Rycroft, D. S. and Winfield, J. M. (1999) Trimethylplatinum hydroxy-fluorides. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 587(2), pp. 195-199. (doi: 10.1016/S0022-328X(99)00318-6)

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[Me3PtF]4) can be prepared from the action of AgF on [Me3PtI]4. In the presence of moisture it hydrolyses to give progressively [(Me3PtF)3(Me3PtOH)], [(Me3PtF)2(Me3PtOH)2], [(Me3PtF)(Me3PtOH)3] and [Me3PtOH]4. Variable temperature NMR spectroscopy of these partially hydrolysed tetra-platinum fluorides shows that at higher temperatures the methyl groups within each Me3Pt unit rapidly exchange sites by an intramolecular mechanism, but the cubic Pt4X4 cages retain their integrity.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Winfield, Professor John and Rycroft, Dr David
Authors: Cross, R. J., Haupt, M., Rycroft, D. S., and Winfield, J. M.
Subjects:Q Science > QD Chemistry
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Chemistry
Journal Name:Journal of Organometallic Chemistry
ISSN (Online):1872-8561

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