Failure of cyclopropyl bromide to add oxidatively to ZrCp2(PMePh2)2: Reaction of C3H4Br with ZrCp2(PMePh2)2 in toluene to afford ZrBr(CH2Ph)Cp2

Clayton R. Randall, Michael E. Silver, James A. Ibers*

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Reaction of ZrCp2(PMePh2)2 (Cp=η5-cyclopentadtenyl) with cyclopropyl bromtde in toluene, rather than affording ZrBr(C3H5)Cp2 as expected, affords ZrBr(CH2Ph)Cp2 with the elimination of cyclopropane.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-42
Number of pages4
JournalInorganica Chimica Acta
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 1 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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