Cyclopropylidenebis(diphenylphosphine): Note on its Synthesis, Properties and Spectral Data

Hubert Schmidbaur, Thomas Pollok

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The title compound has been synthesized through cyclopropanation of vinylidenebis(diphenylphosphine) using dimethylsulfoxonium methylide. It is easily converted into its dioxide and disulfide. NMR data of these first geminal diphosphinocyclopropanes are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2175-2177
Number of pages3
JournalHelvetica Chimica Acta
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes


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