Unexpected coordination difference in geometric-isomerism between N,S- and N,N-heterocyclic carbenes in cyclometallated platinum(II)

Swee Kuan Yen, David J. Young, Han Vinh Huynh, Lip Lin Koh, T. S.Andy Hor

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

The reaction of [PtII(2-phenylpyridine)(acac)] and benzothiazolium bromide yields the N,S-heterocyclic carbene ligand trans to pyridyl while, surprisingly, a very similar N,N-heterocyclic carbene coordinates predominantly trans to the cyclometallated carbon.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6831-6833
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume2009
Issue number44
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Nov 2009
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Unexpected coordination difference in geometric-isomerism between N,S- and N,N-heterocyclic carbenes in cyclometallated platinum(II)'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this