Synthesis of (η6-1, 3, 5-Methylbenzene)tricarbonylmolybdenum(0)
Last Update: August 30, 2012
The procedure of Girolami et al.1 is to be followed. An analysis of the compound’s IR spectrum as part of its characterization is required. If time permits, you may attempt replacement of one, or more, of the carbonyl groups with a phosphine, PR3.
- 1. Girolami, G. S.; Rauchfuss, T. B. and Angelici, R. J. Synthesis and Techniques in Inorganic Chemistry: A Laboratory Manual 3rd Ed.; University Science: Sausalito, CA, 1999, Experiment 16.