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.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Journal of Chemical Sciences|
|State||Published - Jan 2013|
Bibliographical noteFunding 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