Research Article: (Acetonitrile-κN)penta­carbonyl­tungsten(0)

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.

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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 ▶).




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