Metal complexes of the type R2CMLn (M = metal, L = ligand) in which formally a carbene is coordinated to a metal, e.g.
Source: PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1349 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'metal–carbene complexes' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.M03860 RISBibTexEndNote