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Monatshefte für Chemie - Chemical Monthly

, Volume 140, Issue 7, pp 845–857 | Cite as

Chemistry of chromium bis-acetylide complexes

  • A. López-Hernández
  • K. Venkatesan
  • H. W. Schmalle
  • Heinz BerkeEmail author
Original Paper

Abstract

Stable paramagnetic Cr(II) and Cr(III) bis(alkynyl) complexes of the type [trans(RC≡C)2Cr(dmpe)2]n+ (R = Ph, SiMe3, SiEt3, C≡C–SiMe3 n = 0, 1) were prepared and characterised by NMR, cyclic voltammetry, EPR, magnetic measurements, and X-ray single-crystal diffraction studies.

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Keywords

Alkynes Magnetic properties Molecular wires Oligomers X-ray structure determination 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Funding from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and from the University of Zürich is gratefully acknowledged.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. López-Hernández
    • 1
  • K. Venkatesan
    • 1
  • H. W. Schmalle
    • 1
  • Heinz Berke
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Institute of Inorganic ChemistryUniversity of ZürichZürichSwitzerland

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