High Yield C-Derivatization of Weakly Coordinating Carborane Anions

Matthew J. Nava, Christopher A. Reed
2010 Inorganic Chemistry  
Unlike the "parent" carborane anion CHB 11 H 11 -, halogenated carborane anions such as CHB 11 H 5 Br 6 can be readily C-functionalized in high yield and purity, enhancing their utility as weakly coordinating anions.
doi:10.1021/ic100053u pmid:20450167 pmcid:PMC2883884 fatcat:2g6ezp4aczcfbayj5taifq4yty