Oxidative addition of the bismuth-chloride bond: Synthesis and structure of trans-[PtCl(PCy3)2{BiCl2}]

ArticleinChemical Communications 46(42):7894-6 · November 2010with7 Reads
Impact Factor: 6.83 · DOI: 10.1039/c0cc00639d · Source: PubMed


    The synthesis and full characterisation of trans-[PtCl(PCy(3))(2){BiCl(2)}] is reported via the oxidative addition of the bismuth-chloride bond across [Pt(PCy(3))(2)]; this represents the first instance of such an oxidative addition reaction to be undertaken by a bismuth halide bond.