Syntheses and X-ray crystal structures of cationic, two-coordinate gold(I) pi-alkene complexes that contain a sterically hindered o-biphenylphosphine ligand.

  title={Syntheses and X-ray crystal structures of cationic, two-coordinate gold(I) pi-alkene complexes that contain a sterically hindered o-biphenylphosphine ligand.},
  author={Timothy J. Brown and Marina G. Dickens and Ross A. Widenhoefer},
  journal={Chemical communications},
A number of cationic gold pi-alkene complexes of the form {[P(t-Bu)(2)o-biphenyl]Au(pi-alkene)}(+)SbF(6)(-) were isolated and three were analyzed by X-ray crystallography. 
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