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Master of Science (MS)
Scheuermann, Margaret Louise
Vyvyan, James R.
Gilbertson, John D.
Cations have been shown to modify a variety of properties of transition metals, including bite angle, isomerization, substrate control, and catalytic activation. Herein describes the synthesis of a novel stimulus responsive phosphine ligand. Ligand binding studies by NMR salt titration show a preference in the order of Na+ > Li+ > K+. Platinum dimethyl and dichloride complexes with the phosphine ligand were also synthesized. Isomerization of the platinum chloride complex between cis and trans is reported.
Western Washington University
Subject – LCSH
Metallacrown ethers; Polyethylene glycol; Phosphine--Synthesis; Ligands--Synthesis; Transition metal complexes--Synthesis; Cations
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Bourne, Gabriel, "Synthesis of a stimulus responsive phosphine ligand and metal binding studies" (2019). WWU Graduate School Collection. 875.
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