Formation of a new class of 7π radicals via sterically induced P-P bond cleavage of the dimers [(CH)2(NR)2P]2

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  • External authors:
  • Ruth Edge
  • Robert J. Less
  • Kristine Müther
  • Vesal Naseri
  • Jeremy M. Rawson
  • Dominic S. Wright


The 2c-2e- P-P bonded dimers [(CH)2(NR) 2P]2 dissociate in solution to give the persistent new 7π radicals [(CH)2(NR)2P]•, which are isoelectronic with the well known S/N thiazolyl radicals. © The Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1691-1693
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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