Why [CpW(CO)<inf>3</inf>]<sup>+</sup> reduces H<inf>2</inf> to dihydride

Hervé Lesnard, Isabelle Demachy, Yves Jean, Agusti Lledos

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The [CpW(CO)3]+ complex, with three π acceptor ligands and a positive charge, is shown to have an unexpected reducing ability towards H2 because of a low lying triplet state energy. © 2003 The Royal Society of Chemistry.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)850-851
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2003


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