Synthesis and X-ray crystal structure of [(C5Ph 5)CrCl(μ-Cl)2Tl]2: An example of the rare M-X-Tli linkage (X = halide)

K. Brian Davis, T. David Harris, Michael P. Castellani*, James A. Golen, Arnold L. Rheingold

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Reaction of solid TlCl with [(C5Ph5)CrCl(μ-Cl)] 2 in CH2Cl2 solvent yields the dimeric complex [(C5Ph5)CrCl(μ-Cl)2-Tl]2 in 80% isolated yield. The C5H5 and C5Me5 analogues do not react with TlCl, suggesting a steric basis for the reaction of the C5Ph5 material.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4843-4845
Number of pages3
Issue number19
StatePublished - Sep 10 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry


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