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Title: Nickel( ii )-methyl complexes adopting unusual seesaw geometries
We report four-coordinate nickel( ii )-methyl complexes of tris-carbene borate ligands which adopt rare seesaw geometries. Experimental and computational results suggest the structural distortion from threefold symmetry results from a combination of electronic stabilization of the singlet state, strong field donors, and constrained angles from the chelating ligand.  more » « less
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1654144 1834750
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Chemical Communications
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National Science Foundation
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