Testing the effectiveness of the isoelectronic substitution principle through the transformation of aromatic osmathiophene derivatives into their inorganic analogues

Alejandro Vásquez-Espinal, Jordi Poater, Miquel Solà, William Tiznado, Rafael Islas

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Abstract

The objective of the current work is to evaluate the effectiveness of the isoelectronic substitution (IS) principle on a series of complexes with the general formula OsCl2(SX3H3)(PH3)2, where X3 represents the moieties CCC, CCB, CCN, CBN, CNB or NCB, formed by substitution of the carbon atoms in CCC by either the isoelectronic B- or N+ separately, or by both. The SX3H3 moiety forms, together with Os, an aromatic five-membered ring (5-MR) called osmathiophene. The preservation of stability and aromaticity in the resulting systems is used to indicate the effectiveness of the IS principle. The aromaticity of the proposed molecules is analyzed according to the magnetic (induced magnetic field (Bind)) and electronic (through the multicenter index (MCI)) criteria. In addition a chemical bonding analysis on selected species is performed by the adaptive natural density partitioning (AdNDP) method.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1168-1178
Number of pages11
JournalNew Journal of Chemistry
Volume41
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Chemistry

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