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Exploration of the pentacyano-cyclo-pentadienide ion, C(5)(CN)(5)(-), as a weakly coordinating anion and potential superacid conjugate base. Silylation and protonation.

  • Author(s): Richardson, Christopher
  • Reed, Christopher A
  • et al.

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The reportedly unprotonatable pentacyano-cyclo-pentadienide ion, C(5)(CN)(5)(-), can be protonated and silylated at the cyano N atom using electrophilic reagents derived from weakly coordinating carborane anions.

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