Lewis acidic behavior of B(C 6 Cl 5 ) 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.

altmetric score

  • 0.25

author list (cited authors)

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

citation count

  • 32

publication date

  • January 2013