Issue Date: January 25, 2016 | Web Date: January 20, 2016
Chromium-Nitrogen Complex Wins Bonding Triple Crown
In 1978, David N. Clark and Richard R. Schrock of Massachusetts Institute of Technology reported an unusual tungsten alkyl-alkylidene-alkylidyne complex. It was notable for being the first transition-metal compound containing single, double, and triple metal-ligand bonds in the same molecule. The “yl-ene-yne” complex was . . .
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