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Trimethylindium

Summary
Trimethylindium, often abbreviated to TMI or TMIn, is the organoindium compound with the formula In(CH3)3. It is a colorless, pyrophoric solid. Unlike trimethylaluminium, but akin to trimethylgallium, TMI is monomeric. Preparation TMI is prepared by the reaction of indium trichloride with methyl lithium. : InCl3 + 3 LiMe → Me3In.OEt2 + 3 LiCl Properties Compared to trimethylaluminium and trimethylgallium, InMe3 is a weaker Lewis acid. It forms adducts with secondary amines and phosphines. A complex with the heterocyclic triazine ligand (PriNCH2)3 forms a complex with 6-coordinate In, where the C-In-C angles are 114°-117° with three long bonds to the tridentate ligand with N-In-N angles of 48.6° and long In-N bonds of 278 pm. Structure In the gaseous state InMe3 is monomeric, with a trigonal planar structure, and in benzene solution it is tetrameric. In the solid state there are two polymorphs, a tetra
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