Research Article: [2,6-Bis(di-tert-butyl­phosphinometh­yl)phenyl-κ3P,C1,P′](trifluoro­acetato)palladium(II)

Date Published: June 01, 2010

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Magnus T. Johnson, Mario Cetina, Kari Rissanen, Ola F. Wendt.


The PdII atom in the title compound, [Pd(C2F3O2)(C24H43P2)], adopts a distorted square-planar geometry with the P atoms in a trans arrangement, forming two five-membered chelate rings. Four intra­molecular C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds occur. The crystal packing reveals one weak inter­molecular C—H⋯O hydrogen bond, which self-assembles the mol­ecules into infinite chains parallel to the b axis.

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For synthetic procedures, see: van der Boom et al. (1998 ▶); Johansson et al. (2005 ▶). For a similar complex with two six-membered rings in the framework, see: Ohff et al. (1997 ▶). For a crystallographic analysis of related complexes, see: Johansson et al. (2007 ▶). For similar complexes with ruthenium and nickel, see: Zhang et al. (2005 ▶) and Boro et al. (2008 ▶), respectively. For reactivity studies of the title compound, see: Johansson & Wendt (2007 ▶).




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