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Title: Isolation and molecular structures of novel organotellurium(IV) halides, oxyhalide and mixed halide
Authors: RAKESH, P
SINGH, HB
BUTCHER, RJ
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY
Citation: DALTON TRANSACTIONS, 41(35)10707-10714
Abstract: The formation of chiral (R)-[2-(4-ethyl-2-oxazolinyl)phenyl]tellurium(IV) trihalides (trichloride (5), tribromide (6) and triiodide (7)) and (R)-[2-(4-ethyl-2-oxazolinyl)phenyl]tellurium(II) bromide (8) is described. The molecular structure of the first chiral organotellurium(IV) triiodide (7) is discussed. The most interesting feature of the structure of 5 is the observation of the shortest intramolecular Te center dot center dot center dot N distance for any organotellurium(IV) trichloride. Compounds 5 and 6 do not undergo electrophilic addition reaction with olefins. Attempted addition reaction of 6 with olefin in methanol leads to the isolation of the rare partially hydrolysed tellurium(IV) halide, methyl-2-(dibromooxotellurium) benzoate (9). Novel stable mixed halide 12 was isolated from the bromination of 11. DFT calculations indicate that both the isomers 12a and 12b have similar stability.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2dt30645j
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