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Bis[(μ-cyclopentylamino-N:N)dimethylaluminium(III)]

Craig, F.J. and Kennedy, A.R. and Mulvey, R.E. (2000) Bis[(μ-cyclopentylamino-N:N)dimethylaluminium(III)]. Acta Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications, 56 (1). pp. 31-32. ISSN 0108-2701

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Abstract

Reaction of AlMe3 with NH2(C5H9) caused the evolution of methane and produced the dimeric species bis(μ-cyclo­pentyl­amino-N:N)bis[dimethylaluminium(III)], [Al(CH3)2-(C5H10N)]2, which was found to adopt a cis configuration of cyclopentyl groups about a bent AlNAlN ring (which has twofold crystallographic symmetry) instead of the more common trans arrangement.