Mononuclear and Polynuclear Chemistry of Rhenium (III): Its Pronounced Homophilicity

  title={Mononuclear and Polynuclear Chemistry of Rhenium (III): Its Pronounced Homophilicity},
  author={F. Albert Cotton and Neil F. Curtis and Charles Bonner Harris and B. F. G. Johnson and Stephen J. Lippard and Joel T. Mague and William R. Robinson and John S. Wood},
  pages={1305 - 1307}
Extensive chemical, spectrophotometric, and x-ray structural studies have shown that trivalent rhenium is strongly homophilic—that is, it tends to form bonds to other Re111 atoms—and it forms at least three different series of [ReX4]nn- complexes. The mononuclear, square complex, [ReBr4]-, adds two water molecules to give trans-[ReBr4(H2O)2]-. The binuclear complexes [Re2Cl8]2- and [Re2Br8]2- have strong Re-Re bonds, unsupported by halide bridges. The trinuclear species, [Re3X12]3- or Re3X9L3… 

Spectroscopic, structural and computational studies of thiophenolato bridged dirhenium(III,III) complexes

Abstract Thiophenol (HLH), 4-methylthiophenol (HLMe) and 4-chlorothiophenol (HLCl) react with dirhenium(III,II) complex [Re2(µ-O2CCH3)Cl4(µ-dppm)2] (1) (dppm = Ph2PCH2PPh2) in refluxing dry toluene

Tetracarboxylatodirhenium Complexes Linked by Axial Cyano Bridges to Metalpentacarbonyl Ligands – Synthesis and Characterization

Reaction of Re2{μ-O2CC(CH3)3}4Cl2 with [(CO)5M–CN]Na (M = Cr, Mo, W) leads to tetranuclear complexes of formula Re2{μ-O2CC(CH3)3}4[–NC–M(CO)5]2 (M = Cr, Mo, W). These complexes were characterized by

Synthetic routes to the octahalogenoditechnetates [Tc2X8]2−,3− (X = Cl, Br), and normal coordinate analyses on the metal-metal multiple bond systems [Re2X8]2− (X = F, Cl, Br, I), [Tc2X8]2−,3− (X = Cl, Br)(D4h), and [Os2X8]2− (X = Cl, Br, I)(D4d)

Quick, facile, and high-yield syntheses of di- and trinegative octachloro- and octabromoditechnetates by reduction of tetrahalogenooxotechnetates(V) or hexahalogenotechnetates(IV) with

Carbodiimide Bridged Network Structure of [RE6O(NCN)6] Clusters in the Structure of RE8O(CN2)10Br2, RE = La, Ce, Pr, Nd

New rare earth (RE) carbodiimides having the formula RE8O(CN2)10Br2 were synthesized by solid-state metathesis reactions. Structure determinations and refinements, based on single-crystal X-ray

Rhenium-germanium triple bonds: syntheses and reactions of the germylidyne complexes mer-[X2(PMe3)3Re≡Ge-R] (X=Cl, I, H; R=m-terphenyl).

The first compounds that contain rhenium-germanium triple and double bonds are reported and their molecular structures studied by X-ray crystallography led to first experimentally double- lengths.

Characterization of [Re2Cl3(μ-dppm)2(NCCH3)2][Cl] and [Re2Cl3(μ-dppm)2(NCC6H5)2][Cl]·2CH2Cl2 by X-ray Crystallographic and Two-Dimensional NMR Spectroscopic Techniques

The complex Re2Cl6(P-n-Bu3)2 prepared in situ reacts with CH3CN to form a blue-green solution. Addition of the chelating phosphine bis(diphenylphosphino)methane (dppm) results in the formation of the

Quantum chemical calculations predict the diphenyl diuranium compound [PhUUPh] to have a stable 1Ag ground state.

The natural tendency of a uranium atom to be preferentially complexed by a ligand, rather than to explicitly form a direct U U bond, has to date precluded the isolation of stable uranium species exhibiting direct metal–metal bonding, and uranium seems nevertheless to be a promising candidate to form multiply bonded species in actinide chemistry.

Heterometallic Clusters with Multiple Rare Earth Metal-Transition Metal Bonding.

The identification of the first example of a molecule containing multiple RE-Rh bonds is presented, providing a possible route for the construction of complexes with multiple RE metal-metal bonds and an investigation of their potential properties and applications.

Vanadium–iron complexes featuring metal–metal multiple bonds

A series of V/Fe heterobimetallic complexes supported by phosphinoamide ligands, [Ph2PNiPr]−, is described. The V(III) metalloligand precursor [V(iPrNPPh2)3] can be treated with Fe(II) halide salts



(Re3ClII)2− Anion and Other Trinuclear Complexes of Re (III)

THE nature of the chloroanion of trivalent rhenium has been of interest for several years in view of a possible spin-paired tetrahedral stereochemistry1. However, recent studies of the crystal


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