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Title: Copper Complexes with Diazoolefin Ligands and their Photochemical Conversion into Alkenylidene Complexes
Abstract

Homometallic copper complexes with alkenylidene ligands are discussed as intermediates in catalysis but the isolation of such complexes has remained elusive. Herein, we report the structural characterization of copper complexes with bridging and terminal alkenylidene ligands. The compounds were obtained by irradiation of CuIcomplexes with N‐heterocyclic diazoolefin ligands. The complex with a terminal alkenylidene ligand required isolation in a crystalline matrix, and its structural characterization was enabled byin crystallophotolysis at low temperature.

 
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Award ID(s):
1834750
NSF-PAR ID:
10386475
Author(s) / Creator(s):
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Publisher / Repository:
Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Date Published:
Journal Name:
Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Volume:
62
Issue:
4
ISSN:
1433-7851
Format(s):
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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