Photoisomerisation of the diiron carbonyl species on the acenaphthylene ligand: The first photo-directed 'switching' of the coordination site of bimetallic species on aromatic hydrocarbons

Hideo Nagashima, Takahiko Fukahori, Kenji Itoh

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Abstract

Irradiation of (μ23: η5- acenaphthylene)Fe2(CO)5 1 gave a novel metastable haptotropic isomer 2 (X-ray structure supported), which regenerated 1 in solution upon keeping in the dark.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)786-787
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine

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