Synthesis and molecular structure of meso-(ethylenebis-(2-(dimethylamino)-1-indenyl))zirconium dichloride

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Publication Details

List of Authors: Luttikhedde HJG, Leino R, Ahlgren MJ, Pakkanen TA, Nasman JH
Publisher: ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
Publication year: 1998
Journal: Journal of Organometallic Chemistry
Journal acronym: J ORGANOMET CHEM
Volume number: 557
Issue number: 2
Start page: 227
End page: 230
Number of pages: 4
ISSN: 0022-328X


Abstract

The preparation and molecular structure of meso-(ethylenebis(2-(dimethylamino)indenyl))zirconium dichloride (3) is reported. Predominant meso formation is observed when the ligand dilithium salt is reacted with ZrCl4 in THF. Complex 3 crystallizes in a chiral C-1 symmetric staggered conformation (Ind <^> Ind = 23.1 degrees) and reveals shortened hapto-nitrogen bond lengths, 1.456(11) and 1.399(13) Angstrom, indicating extensive orbital overlap between the nitrogen and the hapto carbon atom. (C) 1998 Elsevier Science S.A. All rights reserved.


Keywords

aminoindenyl, meso, metallocene

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