Reaction of the diacid form of tetracyanobiimidazole via oxidative addition with two equivalents of Pt(PPh3)4 produces a dinuclear complex whose structure is solved by X-ray analysis. The presence of dihydride is confirmed by observation of IR shift of a deuterium-labelled compound. © 1987.
Bayón, J. C., Kolowich, J. B., & Rasmussen, P. G. (1987). Synthesis and X-ray crystal structure of a dinuclear platinum hydride complex of tetracyanobiimidazole. Polyhedron, 6(2), 341-343. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0277-5387(00)80808-6