Dichlorido(η6-p-cymene)[tris(2-cyanoethyl)phosphine]ruthenium(II)

Henderson, William and Nair, Ashwin Gopalan and Halcovitch, Nathan R. and Tiekink, Edward R. T. * (2018) Dichlorido(η6-p-cymene)[tris(2-cyanoethyl)phosphine]ruthenium(II). Molbank, 2018 (4). M1025. ISSN 1422-8599

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Abstract

The tris(2-cyanoethyl)phosphine (tcep) complex [RuCl2{P(CH2CH2CN)3}(η 6 -p-cymene)] (p-cymene = p-CH3C6H4 iPr) was synthesised by the bridge-splitting reaction of the chlorido-dimer[RuCl2(η 6 -p-cymene)]2 with tcep. The complex was characterised by a single-crystal X-ray structure determination as well as NMR spectroscopy, ESI mass spectrometry, and microelemental analysis. X-ray crystallography shows the ruthenium atom is coordinated by p-cymene in a η 6 -fashion, two chlorides and the phosphorus atom of the tcep ligand with the donor set defining a distorted octahedral geometry. The ESI mass spectrometry study reveals that the complex readily forms negative ions [M + Cl]− and [2M + Cl]− by association with a chloride ion.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ruthenium; tris(2-cyanoethyl)phosphine; p-cymene; ESI mass spectrometry; X-ray crystallography
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Others > Non Sunway Academics
Sunway University > School of Science and Technology > Research Centre for Crystalline Materials
Depositing User: Dr Janaki Sinnasamy
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Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2018 09:49
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2019 05:48
URI: http://eprints.sunway.edu.my/id/eprint/922

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