Detection of stereochemical nonrigidity in a metal tetrahydroborate and estimation of the barrier: 1H nuclear magnetic resonance study

Tobin J. Marks*, John R. Kolb

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Slowing of the dynamic interchange of bridge and terminal hydrogens in a metal tetrahydroborate has been observed for the first time in the low temperature 1H n.m.r. spectra of (C5H5) 3UBH4; at coalescence, ΔG* is ca. 5·0 ± 0·6 kcal mol-1 (21 ± 2·5 kJ mol -1).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1019-1020
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number18
StatePublished - Dec 1 1972


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