Computational study of the double C–Cl bond activation of dichloromethane and phosphinealkylation at [CoCl(PR 3 ) 3 ]

Andrés G. Algarra, Pierre Braunstein, Stuart A. Macgregor
  • Dalton Transactions, January 2013, Royal Society of Chemistry
  • DOI: 10.1039/c2dt32272b

Double Carbon-Cl activation of dichloromethane

What is it about?

A computational study of the double C–Cl bond activation of dichloromethane and phosphine alkylation by cobalt complexes is presented.

Why is it important?

Only very few such double activations of C-Cl bonds have been reported

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