A trivalent rare earth complex of the heavier chalcogenolates: Synthesis and structural characterization of [(py)2Yb(SeC6H 5)2(μ-SeC6H5)2Li(py) 2] (py = pyridine)

M. Berardini, T. J. Emge, J. G. Brennan

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Abstract

Structural characterization of the bimetallic complex [(py) 2Yb(SeC6H5)2(μ-SeC 6H5)2Li(py)2] shows that phenylselenolato ligands are sufficiently electronegative to function as the only anionic ligands in a YbIII complex.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1537-1538
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine

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