Intra- and inter-molecular C-H⋯F-C and N-H⋯F-C hydrogen bonding in secondary amine adducts of B(C6F5)3: relevance to key interactions in alkene polymerisation catalysis

Andrew J. Mountford, David L. Hughes, Simon J. Lancaster

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The reactions between the cyclic sec. amines pyrrolidine and piperidine with B(C6F5)3 yield Lewis acid-base adducts with both intra- and inter-molecular hydrogen bonding interactions between C–H and N–H groups and aryl-fluorines in the solid state.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2148-2149
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2003

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