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CC* Platinum(II) Complexes with PtXPX Metallacycle Forming (X = N and S) Auxiliary Ligands: Synthesis, Crystal Structures, and Properties

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posted on 2022-01-25, 13:05 authored by Sergej Stipurin, Felix Wurl, Thomas Strassner
The synthesis of cyclometalated NHC platinum­(II) complexes with two types of phosphorus-containing ligands is reported. Different synthetic approaches were utilized for each compound class. Dithiophosphinate and iminophosphonamide ligands form four-membered PtXPX metallacycles with coordination by either sulfur or nitrogen atoms (= X). The complexes are fully characterized, including two solid-state structures. Additionally, the photophysical and electrochemical properties were examined, and the results are rationalized by density functional theory calculations.