Exploring the reactivity of white phosphorus with electrophilic carbenes: synthesis of a P4 cage and P8 clusters Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • The reaction of cyclic di(amido)- and (alkyl)(amino)-carbenes with white phosphorus in benzene afford P8 clusters supported by four carbenes, or a novel type of carbene-P4 adduct.

publication date

  • 2013