Reduction of CCl4 and CHC13 by cyclopentadienyl complexes of zirconium and hafnium hydrides

  • L. I. Strunkina
  • É. M. Brainina
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It was shown that the triscyclopentadienyl complexes of the zirconium and hafnium hydrides of type Cp3MH, and also bis(cyclopentadienyl)zirconium hydride Cp2ZrCl(H) reduce CCl4 and CHCl3 in toluene to CHCl3 and CH2Cl2, respectively.


Zirconium Toluene CHCl3 Hydride CCl4 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. I. Strunkina
    • 1
  • É. M. Brainina
    • 1
  1. 1.A. N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Heteroorganic CompoundsAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscow

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