40. Well-Defined Indium(III) N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes with Triflate Ligands: Structural Models for the in(OTf)3 Catalyst
Dalton Transactions 2004, 1519-1520
Cotgreave, J. H.; Colclough, D.; Kociok-Kohn, G.; Ruggiero, G.; Frost, C. G.; Weller, A. S.
Reaction of 1,3-dimesitylimidazolium chloride [IMesH]Cl with InMe3 results in (IMes) InMe2Cl, which on treatment with one equivalent of TMS-OTf affords (IMes) InMe2(OTf), which can be converted to the bistriflate complex (IMes) In(Me)(OTf)2 on addition of HOTf.