Dibridgehead diphosphines that turn themselves inside out. Academic Article uri icon


  • Molecular contortionists can lurk in unexpected places. The title compounds undergo equilibria that appear to involve straightforward pyramidal inversions at the phosphorus atoms, but in reality the stereoisomers interconvert by turning themselves inside out (see scheme)! Copyright 2011 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.

published proceedings

  • Angew Chem Int Ed Engl

altmetric score

  • 1

author list (cited authors)

  • Stollenz, M., Barbasiewicz, M., Nawara-Hultzsch, A. J., Fiedler, T., Laddusaw, R. M., Bhuvanesh, N., & Gladysz, J. A.

citation count

  • 41

complete list of authors

  • Stollenz, Michael||Barbasiewicz, MichaƂ||Nawara-Hultzsch, Agnieszka J||Fiedler, Tobias||Laddusaw, Ryan M||Bhuvanesh, Nattamai||Gladysz, John A

publication date

  • July 2011