Trans-Bis[1,2-bis(diphenylphosphanyl)ethane]chlorido(ethynyl)ruthenium(II)

Alexander Trujillo, MAURICIO DANIEL FUENTEALBA CARRASCO, Ramiro Arratia-Perez, Judith A.K. Howard

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Abstract

The molecular structure of the title compound, trans-[Cu(C2H)Cl(C26H24P2)2] , consists of an RuII cation, located on an inversion centre, in an octahedral environment defined by two chelating phosphines, one acetylide and one chloride ligand. The -C CH and the chlorine ligands are disordered over two equivalent positions (0.5 occupancy each). The coordination geometry is distorted octahedral, with the -C CH fragment and the Cl ligand in trans positions. The four P atoms occupy the equatorial plane of the octahedron and the chloride and acetylide ligands the axial positions.

Original languageEnglish
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Volume68
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2012

Keywords

  • data-to-parameter ratio = 22.1
  • disorder in main residue
  • mean ω(C-C) = 0.003 Å
  • R factor = 0.030
  • single-crystal X-ray study
  • T = 120 K
  • wR factor = 0.072

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