A Novel Ylidic Organophosphorus Ligand

Hubert Schmidbaur, Ulrich Deschler, Beatrix Milewski‐Mahrla

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A particularly effective combination of the donor properties of phosphanes and phosphorus ylides has been achieved in the chelate system characterized by the resonance structures A and B. Reaction with [(CH3)3P]2NiCl2 leads via alkali metal intermediates to the lemon‐yellow, air‐ and moisture‐sensitive complex 1. (Figure Presented.)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)586-588
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Issue number6-7
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes


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