A thermally stable gold(III) hydride: Synthesis, reactivity, and reductive condensation as a route to gold(II) complexes

Dragoş-Adrian Roşca, Dan A. Smith, David L. Hughes, Manfred Bochmann

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The first thermally stable gold(III) hydride [(C N C)*AuH] is presented. It undergoes regioselective insertions with allenes to give gold(III) vinyl complexes, and reductive condensation with [(C N C)*AuOH] to the air-stable AuII product, [(C N C)*2Au2], with a short nonbridged gold–gold bond.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10643-10646
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition
Issue number42
Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2012

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