Synthesis of the First Carbodiarsorane and Related Arsenic Ylides

Hubert Schmidbaur, Peter Nusstein

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

14 Scopus citations

Abstract

Bis(diphenylarsino)methane (1) gives only a monoquaternization product, 2, with methyl iodide but is converted into the bis(arsonium) salt 4 when methyl fluorosulfate is employed. 2 is the precursor for the monoylide MePh2As=CHAsPh2 (3) while 4 yields the first bis(ylide) (“carbodiarsorane”) MePh2As=C=AsPh2Me (5) on treatment with sodium amide in liquid ammonia at -40 °C. 5 is thermally unstable at room temperature but can be reprotonated with acid to give the corresponding dication of salts 4.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)344-346
Number of pages3
JournalOrganometallics
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1985
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Synthesis of the First Carbodiarsorane and Related Arsenic Ylides'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this