Charge control of the inverse trans-influence

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  • External authors:
  • Henry S La Pierre
  • Michael Rosenzweig
  • Boris Kosog
  • Christina Hauser
  • Frank W Heinemann
  • Karsten Meyer


The synthesis and characterization of uranium(VI) mono(imido) complexes, by the oxidation of corresponding uranium(V) species, are presented. These experimental results, paired with DFT analyses, allow for the comparison of the electronic structure of uranium(VI) mono(oxo) and mono(imido) ligands within a conserved ligand framework and demonstrate that the magnitude of the ground state stabilization derived from the inverse trans-influence (ITI) is governed by the relative charge localization on the multiply bonded atom or group.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16671-16674
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number93
Publication statusPublished - 25 Sep 2015