Aurophilicity-impaired internal molecular motion of trinuclear gold(I) complexes

Johann Zank, Annette Schier, Hubert Schmidbaur

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The trinuclear (chloro)gold(i) complex of the tritertiary phosphine PhP[C6H4(PPh2)-2]2 was found to have a compact unsymmetrical structure in the crystalline state which is retained in solution owing to the fixation of the gold atoms through intermetallic contacts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)323-324
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society. Dalton Transactions
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes


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