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Hydride encapsulation in s-block metal inverse crown chemistry

Gallagher, D.J. and Henderson, K.W. and Kennedy, A.R. and O'Hara, C.T. and Mulvey, R.E. and Rowlings, R.B. (2002) Hydride encapsulation in s-block metal inverse crown chemistry. Chemical Communications (London), 2002 (4). pp. 376-377. ISSN 0009-241X

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Abstract

A new category of 'inverse crown' complex has been established through the synthesis of the disodium-dimagnesium diisopropylamide [Na2Mg2{N(Pr-i)(2)}(4)(mu-H)(2).(toluene)(2)], the first such complex to exhibit hydride encapsulation, a non-planar octagonal 'host' ring or solvent stabilisation.