Ring‐Strained Carbodiphosphoranes

Hubert Schmidbaur, Thomas Costa, Beatrix Milewski‐Mahrla, Ulrich Schubert

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The first rings to contain the structural unit PCP have been obtained by reaction of Ph2PCH2PPH2 with Br(CH2)nBr (n = 2, 3, 4). The chemical properties and the bond lengths and angles in carbodiphosphorane with n = 2 are best described by the following formulation: (Figure Presented.)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)555-556
Number of pages2
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1980
Externally publishedYes


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