[1,1'-Bis(diphenylphosphino)ferrocene]palladium(II) dichloride is a palladium complex containing the iron-containing dppf ligand. Commercially available, this compound is popularly used for palladium-catalyzed coupling reactions.
Commercially available, this compound may be prepared from dppf and nitrile complexes of palladium dichloride:
dppf + PdCl2
+ 2 RCN (RCN = acetonitrile or benzonitrile)