Gold(I) Vinylidene Complexes as Reactive Intermediates and Their Tendency to π-Backbond

Laura Nunes Dos Santos Comprido, Johannes E.M.N. Klein, Gerald Knizia, Johannes Kästner, A. Stephen K. Hashmi

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Abstract

We herein report a computational study of the bonding in gold(I) vinylidene complexes and compare them to their carbene and CO analogues. The relevance of these intermediates is analysed for the intramolecular cyclisation leading to vinyl sulfonates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2892-2895
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Volume22
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 24 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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