DFT calculations and orbital arguments show that the short M⋯C distances in the title 1,1-methylethylcyclopentadiene complex are best explained as short nonbonding contacts rather than as examples of C-C agostic bonding, as previously suggested. © 2003 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
|Journal||Inorganica Chimica Acta|
|Publication status||Published - 9 Jan 2004|
- Agostic bonding
- C-C agostic
- DFT calculations