Formation of the tetranuclear, tetrakis-terminal-imido Mn4IV(NtBu)8 cubane cluster by four-electron reductive elimination of tBuN=NtBu. The role of the s-block ion in stabilization of high-oxidation state intermediates

Shivaiah Vaddypally, Sandeep K. Kondaveeti, John H. Roudebush, Robert J. Cava, Michael J. Zdilla

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Abstract

Mn4IV3-NtBu)4(NtBu)4 is obtained from a previously reported asymmetric MnIV/V–Li–(NR)(N) cluster by the removal of Li from the starting cluster by ion metathesis, which triggers reductive elimination of azo-tert-butane to give a tetranuclear heterocubane cluster.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1061-1063
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume50
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 24 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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