Phenyl derivative of iron 5,10,15-tritolylcorrole
The phenyl-iron complex of 5,10,15-tritolylcorrole was prepared by reaction of the starting chloro-iron complex with phenylmagnesium bromide in dichloromethane. The organometallic complex was fully characterized by a combination of spectroscopic methods, X-ray crystallography, and density functional theory (DFT) calculations. All of these techniques support the description of the electronic structure of this phenyl-iron derivative as a low-spin iron(IV) coordinated to a closed-shell corrolate trianion and to a phenyl monoanion. Complete assignments of the 1H and 13C NMR spectra of the phenyl-iron derivative and the starting chloro-iron complex were performed on the basis of the NMR spectra of the regioselectively β-substituted bromo derivatives and the DFT calculations. © 2014 American Chemical Society.
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Nardis, S., Cicero, D., Licoccia, S., Pomarico, G., Berionni Berna, B., Sette, M., Ricciardi, G., Rosa, A., Fronczek, F., Smith, K., & Paolesse, R. (2014). Phenyl derivative of iron 5,10,15-tritolylcorrole. Inorganic Chemistry, 53 (8), 4215-4227. https://doi.org/10.1021/ic5003572