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Homo- and heteroleptic hypersilylcuprates - valuable reagents for the synthesis of molecular compounds with a Cu-Si bond

Klinkhammer, K W and Klett, J and Xiong, Y and Yao, S L (2003) Homo- and heteroleptic hypersilylcuprates - valuable reagents for the synthesis of molecular compounds with a Cu-Si bond. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry (18). pp. 3417-3424. ISSN 1434-1948

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Abstract

Unsolvated hypersilanides MHyp [Hyp = Si(SiMe3)(3)] of the heavier alkali metals (M-I = Na, K, Cs) react with copper tert-butoxide in toluene to yield crystalline heteroleptic cuprates [M-I(toluene)][tBuOCuHyp]. These cuprates proved to be valuable sources for pure hypersilylcopper and other cuprates bearing hypersilyl ligands such as the di(hypersilyl)cuprates M-I[CuHyp(2)]((C) Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, 69451 Weinheim, Germany, 2003).