Research Article: Tri-tert-butyl­phospho­nium hy­droxy­tris­(penta­fluoro­phen­yl)borate

Date Published: May 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Marcus Klahn, Anke Spannenberg, Uwe Rosenthal.


The ionic title compound, C12H28P+·C18HBF15O−, was obtained by the stoichiometric reaction of tBu3P, B(C6F5)3 and water in toluene. A weak P—H⋯O hydrogen bond is observed in the crystal structure.

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For general aspects of related compounds, see: Welch et al. (2007 ▶); Stephan & Erker (2010 ▶). For related structures, see: Roesler et al. (2003 ▶); Di Saverio et al. (2005 ▶); Welch & Stephan (2007 ▶).