A highly reduced cyanogen ligand derived from cyanide reductive coupling.

  title={A highly reduced cyanogen ligand derived from cyanide reductive coupling.},
  author={Alexander R. Fox and Christopher C. Cummins},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  volume={48 25},
The synthesis, structure, and spectroscopic features of a bimetallic cyanogen complex obtained from the reductive coupling of cyanide by a niobium(IV) precursor are described, and a mechanism for the coupling reaction is proposed based on DFT calculations. 
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