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Synthesis and structure of an asymmetrical sila[1]magnesocenophane

  • Inga-Alexandra Bischoff , Bernd Morgenstern and André Schäfer EMAIL logo


The synthesis and structure of an asymmetrical sila[1]magnesocenophane, featuring a cyclopentadienyl and a tetramethylcyclopentadienyl group, are reported. The compound was obtained as a bis(tetrahydrofuran) adduct and exhibits a slipped sandwich structure in the solid state.

Corresponding author: André Schäfer, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology, Saarland University, Campus Saarbrücken, 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany, E-mail:

Award Identifier / Grant number: Emmy Noether Program, SCHA1915/3-1


Instrumentation and technical assistance for this work were provided by the Service Center X-ray Diffraction, with financial support from Saarland University and Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (INST 256/506-1).

  1. Author contributions: All the authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this submitted manuscript and approved submission.

  2. Research funding: This work was funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG (Emmy Noether Program, SCHA1915/3-1).

  3. Conflict of interest statement: The authors declare no conflicts of interest regarding this article.


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Received: 2021-09-30
Accepted: 2021-10-07
Published Online: 2021-10-19
Published in Print: 2022-01-27

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