New Avenues in s-Block Chemistry: Beryllium(0) Complexes Academic Article uri icon


  • A rarely used element: The chemistry of ligand-stabilized complexes in oxidation state zero was recently extended to the s block with the discovery of a Be1 complex stabilized by a cyclic (alkyl)(amino)carbene. Combined experimental and theoretical studies provided conclusive evidence that the complex contains beryllium(0).

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  • 2016