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A Tetrafluoroditertiary Arsine and its Metal Complexes

Naturevolume 212pages177178 (1966) | Download Citation



THE outstanding ability of o-phenylenebisdimethylarsine (diars) (I) to stabilize metals in unusual oxidation states (for example, Fe(IV)—ref. 1), co-ordination numbers (for example, tetrahedral Au(I)—ref. 2) and stereochemical arrangements (for example, dodecahedral Ti(IV)—ref. 3), has led us to investigate the preparation and co-ordinating properties of the tetrafluoro analogue (F-diars (II)).

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  1. The William Ramsay and Ralph Forster Laboratories, University College, London, W.C.1

    • N. V. DUFFY
    • , A. J. LAYTON
    • , R. S. NYHOLM
    • , D. POWELL
    •  & M. L. TOBE


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