Monomeric Base-Stabilized Phosphino- and Arsinoalanes

David A. Atwood, Leopoldo Contreras, Alan H. Cowley, Richard A. Jones, Miguel A. Mardones

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The first base-stabilized phosphino- and arsinoalane monomers, H2AlEMes2·NMe3 (Mes = mesityl; 1, E = P; 2, E = As) have been prepared. Thermolysis at 95°C converts 1 to the trimer [H2AlPMes2]3 (3); further heating at 125 °C results in the formation of Mes2pH and aluminum metal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-18
Number of pages2
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry


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