Date Published: June 01, 2011
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): Christoph E. Strasser, Stephanie Cronje, Helgard G. Raubenheimer.
The acetonitrile ligand in the title compound, [W(CH3CN)(CO)5], is coordinated end-on to a pentacarbonyltungsten(0) fragment with a W—N bond length of 2.186 (4) Å, completing an octahedral coordination environment around the W atom.
For other structures with an (alkyl nitrile-κN)pentacarbonyltungsten(0) fragment, see: Darensbourg et al. (1992 ▶); Reibenspies et al. (1994 ▶); Jefford et al. (1996 ▶). For structures with conjugated nitriles, see: Fischer et al. (1993 ▶); Helten et al. (2010 ▶) and for structures with nitriles that are part of an organometallic complex, see: Busetto et al. (1992 ▶); Duclos et al. (1999 ▶); Tang et al. (1999 ▶); Trylus et al. (1999 ▶); Cordiner et al. (2006 ▶). For the preparation, see: Strasser et al. (2010 ▶).