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Structure of trans-[Rh(PPh3)2(CO)(OH2)][ClO4].CH2Cl2

Cross, R.J. and Kennedy, A.R. and Manojlovic-Muir, L.J. (1993) Structure of trans-[Rh(PPh3)2(CO)(OH2)][ClO4].CH2Cl2. Acta Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications, 49 (6). pp. 1146-1148. ISSN 0108-2701

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Abstract

In crystals of trans-aquacarbonylbis(triphenylphosphine) rhodium(I) perchlorate dichloromethane solvate, the cations and anions are linked through O---H..-O hydrogen bonds to form dimeric [Rh(PPha)2(CO)(OH2)]2[C104]2 units characterized by crystallographically imposed 6',. symmetry. The cationic complex displays a slightly distorted squareplanar geometry around the Rh atom. The water molecule coordinates: the Rh I centre at an Rh--O distance of 2.127 (4) A,.