Picture of wind turbine against blue sky

Open Access research with a real impact...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs.

The Energy Systems Research Unit (ESRU) within Strathclyde's Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is producing Open Access research that can help society deploy and optimise renewable energy systems, such as wind turbine technology.

Explore wind turbine research in Strathprints

Explore all of Strathclyde's Open Access research content

Isolation and structural elucidation of a key aluminoaromatic intermediate and evidence for dismutation phenomena in tmp-alumination chemistry

Conway, B. and Hevia, E. and Garcia-Alvarez, J. and Graham, D.V. and Kennedy, A.R. and Mulvey, R.E. (2007) Isolation and structural elucidation of a key aluminoaromatic intermediate and evidence for dismutation phenomena in tmp-alumination chemistry. Chemical Communications (London) (48). pp. 5241-5243. ISSN 0009-241X

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

Lithium TMP-aluminate iBu3Al(TMP)Li undergoes dismutation in THF solution to precipitate the tetraalkylaluminate [{Li·(THF)4}+{Al(iBu)4}-], but reacts kinetically as a TMP base towards N,N-diisopropylbenzamide to afford the crystalline ortho-aluminated species [(THF)3·Li{O(C)N(iPr)2(C6H4)}Al(iBu)3] and TMPH.