Coordination of C60 to penta- and hexaruthenium cluster frames

Kwangyeol Lee, Hsiu Fu Hsu, John R. Shapley

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In refluxing chlorobenzene C60 reacts with Ru5C(CO)15 or with Ru6C(CO)17 to form new complexes, which are isolated following treatment with tertiary phosphines to give the structurally characterized, facebonded derivatives Ru5C(CO)11(PPh3)(μ3222-C60) (1) and Ru6C(CO)12(dppm)(μ3222-C60) (2).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3876-3877
Number of pages2
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Sept 2
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry


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