Title

Generation and reactivity of the dehydrotropylium-Co(2)(CO)(6) ion

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2008

Publication Title

Chemical Communications

Issue

40

Abstract

Dehydrotropylium-Co(2)(CO)(6) ion (2) has been generated by the Lewis acid mediated ionization of alcohol (3); it is attacked by relatively strong nucleophiles (N > 1), but undergoes a radical homocoupling in the presence of weak nucleophiles (N < 1).

Comments

This article was first published in Chemical Communications and is available here. Copyright (2012) Royal Society of Chemistry.