o-dithiolene and o-aminothiolate chemistry of iron: synthesis, structure and reactivity

Sproules, S. and Wieghardt, K. (2010) o-dithiolene and o-aminothiolate chemistry of iron: synthesis, structure and reactivity. Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 254(13-14), pp. 1358-1382. (doi: 10.1016/j.ccr.2009.12.012)

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Homoleptic complexes with an iron center bound by two o-dithiolene or o-aminothiolate ligands, or one tetradentate aminothiolate ligand will be discussed in the context of their molecular and electronic structures. These compounds are predominantly dimeric and exhibit rich redox chemistry due to the multiple redox active iron and ligand components. Their reaction with small molecules, namely, pyridines, amines, phosphines, phosphites, arsines, stibines, cyanide, halogens, and nitric oxide, has produced extensive libraries of compounds that are also reviewed. These five- and six-coordinate mononuclear and dinuclear adduct complexes access an incredibly broad range of iron and ligand spin and oxidation states that generates a multitude of electronic structures.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Sproules, Dr Stephen
Authors: Sproules, S., and Wieghardt, K.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Chemistry
Journal Name:Coordination Chemistry Reviews
ISSN (Online):1873-3840

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