An amidinate-stabilized germatrisilacyclobutadiene ylide.

@article{Yeong2012AnAG,
  title={An amidinate-stabilized germatrisilacyclobutadiene ylide.},
  author={Hui-Xian Yeong and Shuhua Zhang and Hong-Wei Xi and Jingdong Guo and Kok Hwa. Lim and Shigeru Nagase and Cheuk-Wai So},
  journal={Chemistry},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 9},
  pages={
          2685-91
        }
}
The synthesis and characterization of new amidinate-stabilized germatrisilacyclobutadiene ylides [L(3)Si(3)GeL'] (L=PhC(NtBu)(2); L'=ËL; Ë=Ge (3), Si (7)) are described. Compound 3 was prepared by the reaction of [LSi-SiL] (1) with one equivalent of [LGe-GeL] (2) in THF. Compound 7 was synthesized by the reaction of 2 with excess 1 in THF. The bisamidinate germylene [L(2)Ge:] (4) is a by-product in both reactions. Moreover, compound 7 was prepared by the reaction of 3 with one equivalent of 1… 
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