Reactions of a tungsten–germylyne complex with alcohols and arylaldehydes

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A germylyne complex Cp*(CO)2W≡GeC(SiMe3)3 (1) reacted with alcohols to give simple nucleophilic addition products, while 1 reacted with two molecules of arylaldehydes consecutively to give base-stabilised alkoxy(germylene) complexes via C–H bond activation and hydrogermylation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4232-4234
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number39
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Apr 18

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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