New Organosulfur Derivatives of Metal Carbonyls
Numerous unusual organosulfur transition metal compounds have been obtained by reactions of various metal carbonyls and cyclopentadienyl -metal carbonyls with certain mercaptans, sulfides, disulfides, and dithietenes (1,2). Other types of organosulfur transition metal compounds have been obtained from metal sulfides and certain acetylene derivatives (3). This paper discusses a new and entirely different synthesis of new types of organosulfur derivatives of metal carbonyls with metal-sulfur bonds. These new compounds have been obtained by thermal or photochemical decarbonylation of compounds of general formula CH3S(CH2)nM(CO)x(C5H5) (n = 1, 2 or 3; M= Fe [x = 2, y = 1], or Mn [x = 5, y = 0] without metal-sulfurybonds. These sulfur-containin or M [5,]) g y transition metal alkyl derivatives, none of which has been previously reported, may in turn be obtained from metal carbonyl anions and the chloroalkyl methyl sulfides CH3S(CH2)nCl.
KeywordsMetal Carbonyl Molybdenum Atom Methyl Sulfide Acetylene Derivative Linkage Isomer
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