Sumanenylferrocenes and their solid state self-assembly

Berit Topolinski, Bernd M. Schmidt, Shuhei Higashibayashi, Hidehiro Sakurai, Dieter Lentz

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The first ferrocene-fused organometallic compounds derived from the buckybowl sumanene (C21H12) are presented. Both compounds, sumanenylferrocene and 1,1′-disumanenylferrocene, have been synthesized by Negishi-type cross-coupling of iodosumanene and were studied crystallographically. Sumanenylferrocenes form unique packing motifs, which are both different from those of their corannulene congeners and sumanene itself.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13809-13812
Number of pages4
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number38
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Oct 14
Externally publishedYes

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  • Inorganic Chemistry

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    Topolinski, B., Schmidt, B. M., Higashibayashi, S., Sakurai, H., & Lentz, D. (2013). Sumanenylferrocenes and their solid state self-assembly. Dalton Transactions, 42(38), 13809-13812.