Aryl C-H activation by CuII to form an organometallic Aryl-CuIII species: A novel twist on copper disproportionation

Xavi Ribas, Deanne A. Jackson, Bruno Donnadieu, José Mahía, Teodor Parella, Raül Xifra, Britt Hedman, Keith O. Hodgson, Antoni Llobet, T. Daniel P. Stack

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Abstract

Simple triazamacrocyclic ligands react with copper(II) salts under mild conditions to give the products of intramolecular aryl C-H activation and metal disproportionation [Eq. (1)]. The novel organometallic CuIII complexes thus formed are stable under protic conditions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2991-2994
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume41
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Aug 2002

Keywords

  • C-H activation
  • Copper
  • Macrocyclic ligands
  • X-ray absorption

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