Synthesis and molecular structure of [Mg(CH2SiMe3)(μ3-OCH2SiMe3)]4

Carlos Alonso Moreno, David L. Hughes, Manfred Bochmann

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Abstract

Crystalline [Mg(CH2SiMe3)(µ3-OCH2SiMe3)]4 has been identified as the product of oxidation of ClMgCH2SiMe3 with traces of O2. Its formation requires the formation of Mg(CH2SiMe3)2 via the Schlenk equilibrium. The compound is a rare example of a structurally characterized magnesium alkyl alkoxide with Mg4O4 cubane structure.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2523-2526
Number of pages4
JournalPolyhedron
Volume26
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jul 2007

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