Complex Hydrides of Platinum


FOLLOWING a recent investigation of the structure of some rhodium(III) and iridiuni(III) tertiary arsine complexes1, which were shown to contain a metal-hydrogen bond, we have examined certain tertiary phosphine compounds of platinum and suggest that these also are complex metal hydrides.

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CHOPOORIAN, J., LEWIS, J. & NYHOLM, R. Complex Hydrides of Platinum. Nature 190, 528–529 (1961).

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