New PC(sp3)P pincer complexes of platinum and palladium

Sanaa Musa, Alina Shpruhman, Dmitri Gelman*

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We describe the synthesis, characterization and properties of the new electrophilic palladium and platinum complexes bearing electron-rich PC(sp 3)P pincer ligands. We found that Lewis acidity of the compounds is low due to the strong σ-donation of the sp3-carbometalated ligand backbone.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)92-95
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
StatePublished - 15 Feb 2012

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Funding Information:
This research was supported by the Israel Science Foundation . We especially thank Dr. Shmuel Cohen for solving X-Ray structures.


  • Pincer complexes
  • Platinum
  • Triptycene


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