Triphenylphosphine oxide
Triphenylphosphine oxide (often abbreviated TPPO) is the chemical compound
Chemical compound
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 with the formula OP(C6H5)3. Often chemists abbreviate the formula by writing Ph3PO or PPh3O (Ph = C6H5). This white crystalline compound is a common side product in reactions involving triphenylphosphine
Triphenylphosphine is a common organophosphorus compound with the formula P3 - often abbreviated to PPh3 or Ph3P. It is widely used in the synthesis of organic and organometallic compounds. PPh3 exists as relatively air stable, colorless crystals at room temperature...

. It is a popular reagent to induce the crystallizing
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 of chemical compounds.
Ph3PO is tetrahedral molecule related to POCl3.