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A Bridging Carbonyl of Unlikely Geometry: On the True Nature of the Technetium Complex [Tc2(μ-CO)2(CO)6(NC5H5)2]

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submitted on 16.09.2020 and posted on 17.09.2020 by Miguel Ruiz, Daniel García-Vivó
The title compound was reported a decade ago by Zuhayra et al as the main product of the reaction of [Tc2(CO)10] with pyridine at room temperature. Chemical information, coupled to density functional theory calculations, have now been used to show that the "bridging carbonyls" then proposed from the crystallographic data most likely correspond to bridging hydroperoxide groups.

Funding

MICINN of Spain (Project PGC2018-097366-B-I00)

History

Email Address of Submitting Author

mara@uniovi.es

Institution

Universidad de Oviedo

Country

Spain

ORCID For Submitting Author

0000-0002-9016-4046

Declaration of Conflict of Interest

The authors declare no conflict of interest

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