Journal of Cluster Science

, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 291–296 | Cite as

β-Methallylrhodium(III) supported on a vanadium oxide cluster: Synthesis, structure, and reaction

  • Haruo Akashi
  • Kiyoshi Isobe
  • Yoshiki Ozawa
  • Atsushi Yagasaki


Reaction of [(η3-C4H7)2Rh(CH3CN)2]PF63-C4H7 = β-methallyl) with [n-Bu4N](VO3) gives a new η3-allyl cluster [n-Bu4N]2[{(η3-C4H7)2Rh}2 (V4O12)] (I) which is readily converted into a diene cluster, [n-Bu4N]2 [{(η4-C8H14)Rh}2(V4O12)] (II) (C8H14=2,5-dimethyl-1,5-hexadiene) by reacting with CO or P(OEt)3;I andII have been characterized crystallographically.

Key words

Oxide-bound η3-allylrhodium model cluster organometallic oxide cluster V4O4 ring η3-allyl cluster diene cluster 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Haruo Akashi
    • 1
  • Kiyoshi Isobe
    • 1
  • Yoshiki Ozawa
    • 1
  • Atsushi Yagasaki
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Molecular ScienceOkazakiJapan

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