Dihalo-, Bis(phenyl)- and Dialkyl- Ruthenium(IV) Porphyrin Complexes
Sishta, C., Ke, M., James, B.R., and David Dolphin
J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Commun.
Oxidation of [Ru(OEP)]2 (H2OEP = octaethylporphyrin) with HX (X = Br, Cl, F) in CH2Cl2 gave Ru(OEP)X2. Addition of RLi to Ru(OEP)Br2 in Et2O and C6H6 gave the diamagnetic Ru(OEP)R2 (R = Ph, Me).