Diamminebis(1,5‐cyclooctadiene)(μ‐1,4,10,13‐tetraoxa‐7, 16‐diazacyclooctadecane‐N7, N16)dirhodiumbis‐(hexafluorophosphate): An Example of Simultaneous First and Second Sphere Coordination

Howard M. Colquhoun, Simon M. Doughty, Alexandra M Z Slawin, J. Fraser Stoddart*, David J. Williams

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The first example of a nitrogen‐containing crown ether acting as both a first and second sphere ligand towards a transition metal is found in the rhodium complex 1. This complex contains a crystallographic center of symmetry and is stabilized by intramolecular hydrogen bridges. (Formula Presented.)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)135-136
Number of pages2
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)


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