Isolable Anion Radical of Blue Disilene (tBuMe2Si)2Si=Si(SiMetBu2)2 Formed upon One-Electron Reduction: Synthesis and Characterization

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Organometallics 2004, 23, 3088-3090. Selected as a hot article in Chemical & Engineering News, 2004, June 14, pp 34.