Five-Coordinate Aryl- and Alkyl-Ruthenium(III) Porphyrin Complexes, and Ruthenium-Carbon Bond Strengths
Ke, M., Rettig, S.J., James, B.R., and David Dolphin
J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Commun.
The ruthenium(III) complex Ru(OEP)Ph has been isolated and characterized crystallographically; its formation by the thermal decomposition of Ru(OEP)Ph2 allows an estimation of a Ru–C(sps) bond strength.