Novel weak coordination to silylium ions: Formation of nearly linear Si-H-Si bonds
- Author(s): Hoffmann, SP
- Kato, T
- Tham, FS
- Reed, CA
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1039/b511344j
The weakly coordinating carborane anion in ion-like trialkylsilyl species R3Si(CHB11Cl11) can be displaced by nucleophiles as weak as ortho-dichlorobenzene, SO2and trialkylsilanes, the latter forming nearly linear hydride bridges in R3Si-H-SiR3+cations. © The Royal Society of Chemistry 2006.