A Mononuclear Nonheme Iron(V)-Imido Complex

Seungwoo Hong, Kyle D. Sutherlin, Anil Kumar Vardhaman, James J. Yan, Sora Park, Yong Min Lee, Soojeong Jang, Xiaoyan Lu, Takehiro Ohta, Takashi Ogura, Edward I. Solomon, Wonwoo Nam

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Mononuclear nonheme iron(V)-oxo complexes have been reported previously. Herein, we report the first example of a mononuclear nonheme iron(V)-imido complex bearing a tetraamido macrocyclic ligand (TAML), [(TAML)FeV(NTs)]? (1). The spectroscopic characterization of 1 revealed an S = 1/2 Fe(V) oxidation state, an Fe - N bond length of 1.65(4) Å, and an Fe - N vibration at 817 cm-1. The reactivity of 1 was demonstrated in C - H bond functionalization and nitrene transfer reactions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8800-8803
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number26
StatePublished - 5 Jul 2017

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