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Title: The β‐Agostic Structure in (C 5 Me 5 ) 2 Sc(CH 2 CH 3 ): Solid‐State NMR Studies of (C 5 Me 5 ) 2 Sc−R (R=Me, Ph, Et)
Abstract

Multinuclear solid‐state NMR studies of Cp*2Sc−R (Cp*=pentamethylcyclopentadienyl; R=Me, Ph, Et) and DFT calculations show that the Sc−Et complex contains a β‐CH agostic interaction. The static central transition45Sc NMR spectra show that the quadrupolar coupling constants (Cq) follow the trend of Ph≈Me>Et, indicating that the Sc−R bond is different in Cp*2Sc−Et compared to the methyl and phenyl complexes. Analysis of the chemical shift tensor (CST) shows that the deshielding experienced by Cβ in Sc−CH2CH3is related to coupling between the filled σC‐Corbital and the vacantorbital.

 
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NSF-PAR ID:
10063010
Author(s) / Creator(s):
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Publisher / Repository:
Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Date Published:
Journal Name:
Angewandte Chemie
Volume:
130
Issue:
30
ISSN:
0044-8249
Page Range / eLocation ID:
p. 9664-9667
Format(s):
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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