Isolation and structural and electronic characterization of salts of the decamethylferrocene dication

@article{Malischewski2016IsolationAS,
  title={Isolation and structural and electronic characterization of salts of the decamethylferrocene dication},
  author={Mathias Malischewski and Mario Adelhardt and J{\"o}rg Sutter and Karsten Meyer and Konrad Seppelt},
  journal={Science},
  year={2016},
  volume={353},
  pages={678 - 682}
}
Charging up the iron in ferrocene salts Ferrocene is the archetype of the sandwich compounds, so called because a metal atom is inserted between two carbon rings. The elucidation of ferrocene's structure was pivotal to the development of organometallic chemistry during the mid-20th century. The ease with which the iron in the center of the molecule can toggle between the +2 and +3 oxidation states has made the compound a common electrochemical standard. Malischewski et al. report the synthesis… 

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