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Title: Highly Unsaturated Platinum and Palladium Carbenes PtC3 and PdC3 Isolated and Characterized in the Gas Phase

Abstract

Carbenes of platinum and palladium, PtC3 and PdC3 , were generated in the gas phase through laser vaporization of a metal target in the presence of a low concentration of a hydrocarbon precursor undergoing supersonic expansion. Rotational spectroscopy and abinitio calculations confirm that both molecules are linear. The geometry of PtC3 was accurately determined by fitting to the experimental moments of inertia of twenty-six isotopologues. In conclusion, the results are consistent with the proposal of an autogenic isolobal relationship between O, Au+ , and Ptatoms.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [3]; ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [3]
  1. Newcastle Univ., Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom)
  2. Newcastle Univ., Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom); Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
  3. Bristol Univ. (United Kingdom)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE; European Research Council (ERC); Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
OSTI Identifier:
1261130
Grant/Contract Number:  
CPFTMW-307000; EPK5028931
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Angewandte Chemie (International Edition)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Angewandte Chemie (International Edition); Journal Volume: 55; Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 1433-7851
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; ab initio calculations; carbenes; palladium; platinum; rotational spectroscopy

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Bittner, Dror M., Zaleski, Daniel P., Tew, David P., Walker, Nicholas R., and Legon, Anthony C.. Highly Unsaturated Platinum and Palladium Carbenes PtC3 and PdC3 Isolated and Characterized in the Gas Phase. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201511646.
Bittner, Dror M., Zaleski, Daniel P., Tew, David P., Walker, Nicholas R., & Legon, Anthony C.. Highly Unsaturated Platinum and Palladium Carbenes PtC3 and PdC3 Isolated and Characterized in the Gas Phase. United States. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201511646
Bittner, Dror M., Zaleski, Daniel P., Tew, David P., Walker, Nicholas R., and Legon, Anthony C.. Tue . "Highly Unsaturated Platinum and Palladium Carbenes PtC3 and PdC3 Isolated and Characterized in the Gas Phase". United States. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201511646. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1261130.
@article{osti_1261130,
title = {Highly Unsaturated Platinum and Palladium Carbenes PtC3 and PdC3 Isolated and Characterized in the Gas Phase},
author = {Bittner, Dror M. and Zaleski, Daniel P. and Tew, David P. and Walker, Nicholas R. and Legon, Anthony C.},
abstractNote = {Carbenes of platinum and palladium, PtC3 and PdC3 , were generated in the gas phase through laser vaporization of a metal target in the presence of a low concentration of a hydrocarbon precursor undergoing supersonic expansion. Rotational spectroscopy and abinitio calculations confirm that both molecules are linear. The geometry of PtC3 was accurately determined by fitting to the experimental moments of inertia of twenty-six isotopologues. In conclusion, the results are consistent with the proposal of an autogenic isolobal relationship between O, Au+ , and Ptatoms.},
doi = {10.1002/anie.201511646},
journal = {Angewandte Chemie (International Edition)},
number = 11,
volume = 55,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {2}
}

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