Ferrocene-based Lewis acids and Lewis pairs: Synthesis and structural characterization

Pagidi Sudhakar, Pakkirisamy Thilagar

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Optically active Lewis acids and Lewis pairs were synthesized and characterized by multinuclear NMR, UV/Vis spectroscopy and elemental analysis. Optical rotation measurements were carried out and the absolute configuration of the new chiral molecules confirmed by single crystal X-ray diffraction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-49
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Chemical Sciences
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2013
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi, India and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. PS thanks IISc, Bangalore for research fellowship.


  • Ferrocene/Lewis acid
  • frustrated Lewis pairs
  • optical rotation
  • organoborane


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