C-C bond coupling between the organometallic cations CH3Ag2 , CH3Cu2 and CH3AgCu and allyliodide
George N Khairallah, Tom Waters, Richard AJ O'Hair
DALTON TRANSACTIONS | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2009
Electrospray ionisation on a mixture of AgNO(3) (in MeOH/H(2)O/acetic acid), (CH(3)CO(2))(2)Cu (in MeOH) and acetic acid (in MeOH) yields the metal carboxylate cations CH(3)CO(2)Ag(2)(+), CH(3)CO(2)AgCu(+) and CH(3)CO(2)Cu(2)(+). Collision induced dissociation of these carboxylate cations yields the organometallic cations CH(3)Ag(2)(+), CH(3)AgCu(+) and CH(3)Cu(2)(+). The ion-molecule reactions of these organometallic cations with allyliodide were studied in a quadrupole ion trap mass spectrometer. C-C bond coupling occurred to yield the ionic products Ag(2)I(+), AgCuI(+) and Cu(2)I(+). DFT calculations were carried out on these C-C bond coupling reactions. In all cases, the reactions are hi..View full abstract
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