Research Article: trans-Dichloridobis[diphen­yl(thio­phen-2-yl)phosphane-κP]palladium(II)

Date Published: May 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Andrew R. Burgoyne, Reinout Meijboom, Haleden Chiririwa, Leo Kirsten.


The title compound, trans-[PdCl2(C16H13PS)2], forms a monomeric complex with a trans-square-planar geometry. The Pd—P bond lengths are 2.3387 (11) Å, as the Pd atom lies on an inversion point, while the Pd—Cl bond lengths are 2.2950 (12) Å.

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For a review on related compounds, see: Spessard & Miessler (1996 ▶). For the synthesis of the starting materials, see: Drew & Doyle (1990 ▶). For (R3P)2PdCl2 compounds with consanguinities, see: Muller & Meijboom (2010 ▶); Meijboom (2011 ▶); Burgoyne et al. (2012 ▶); Ogutu & Meijboom, (2011 ▶). For their applications, see: Bedford et al. (2004 ▶).