EPR detection and characterisation of a paramagnetic Mo(III) dihydride intermediate involved in electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution

Christopher Prior, Lee R. Webster, Saad K. Ibrahim, Joseph A. Wright, Ali F. Alghamdi, Vasily S. Oganesyan, Christopher J. Pickett

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Abstract

EPR spectroscopy and theoretical data show that the slow heterogeneous electron-transfer kinetics associated with the reduction of an 18-electron Mo(IV) acetato dihydride are a consequence of an η2−η1 rearrangement of the carboxylate ligand which gives a unique paramagnetic 17-electron Mo(III) dihydride.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2399-2403
JournalDalton Transactions
Volume45
Issue number6
Early online date6 Jan 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Feb 2016

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