Lewis acidic behavior of B(C6Cl5)3. Academic Article uri icon


  • We report that B(C(6)Cl(5))(3) is a potent Lewis acid which, despite the bulk of the pentachlorophenyl group, forms complexes with small anions, including fluoride, or organic Lewis bases, such as p-dimethylaminopyridine.

published proceedings

  • Dalton Trans

altmetric score

  • 0.25

author list (cited authors)

  • Zhao, H., Reibenspies, J. H., & Gabba, F. P.

citation count

  • 34

complete list of authors

  • Zhao, Haiyan||Reibenspies, Joseph H||Gabbaï, François P

publication date

  • January 2013