Unexpected, photochemically induced activation of the tetrabutylammonium cation by hexachloroplatinate(iv)

Imelda H. Silalahi, Navpreet K. Sethi, Marsel Z. Shafikov, Victor Chechik, Adrian C. Whitwood, Duncan W. Bruce*

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A dinuclear, butadiene-bridged complex, trans-μ222-1,3-butadiene-bis(trichloroplatinate(ii)) (1) was unexpectedly obtained on photolysis of acetone solutions of (NBu4)2[PtCl6].

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13682-13685
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number97
Early online date2 Nov 2018
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2018

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