Synthesis and structural characterization of some new magnesium formamidinates

Cole, Marcus L., and Junk, Peter C. (2015) Synthesis and structural characterization of some new magnesium formamidinates. Zeitschrift fuer Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie, 641 (15). pp. 2624-2629.

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[Mg(Form)2(THF)] [Form = bis(2,6-dimethylphenyl)formamidinate (XylForm) (1), bis(2,6-diethylphenyl)formamidinate, (EtForm) (2), bis(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)formamidinate (DippForm) (3)] are conveniently synthesized by treating bis(2,6-dimethylphenyl)formamidine, bis(2,6-diethylphenyl)formamidine, or bis(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)formamidine, respectively, with half an equivalent of dibutylmagnesium in THF. Compounds 1–3 are mononuclear species in the solid state with five coordinate central metal atoms. The 1H NMR chemical shift of the formamidinate formyl proton exhibits a correlation with ligand sterics wherein increasing bulk leads to a shift to higher field.

Item ID: 42342
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1521-3749
Keywords: formamidinates; magnesium; organomagnesium compounds
Funders: Australian Research Council (ARC)
Projects and Grants: ARC DP0211090, ARC DP130100152
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2016 00:08
FoR Codes: 03 CHEMICAL SCIENCES > 0302 Inorganic Chemistry > 030204 Main Group Metal Chemistry @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970103 Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences @ 100%
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