The hafnium-mediated NH activation of an amido-borane

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Treatment of Cp2HfCl2 with two equivalents of LiNH2BH(C6F5)2 in toluene solution yields Cp2Hf{NHBH(C6F5)2}, which has been crystallographically characterised. The otherwise base-free [NHBH(C6F5)2] complex is stabilised by an agostic interaction.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5870-5872
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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