Current Inorganic Chemistry

Yann Garcia  
Université Catholique de Louvain Institute of Condensed Matter and Nanosciences, Molecules, Solids and Reactivity (IMCN/MOST)
Louvain-la-Neuve
Belgium

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Three Coordination Polymers Sustained by Triangularly Secondary Building Units with Trinuclear Centers: Self-Assembly and Structural Characterization

Author(s): Shao Xiong Xie, Sheng Hu and Yan Yan

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Shantou University, Shantou 515063, P.R. China.

Keywords: Coordination polymer, µ3-hydroxyl, tetrazole, triangular cluster.

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Abstract:

Three coordination polymers with triangularly secondary building units based on trinuclear metal centers and three tetrazolyl ligands were successfully assembled, and their crystal structures were finely determined by X-ray diffraction method. Crystallographic analysis indicated that in every triangular sub-construction unit, three metal ions (Co2+ or Cd2+) adopted an octahedral coordination model to be linked together by three tetrazolyl ligands and one µ3-OH group. The triangular sub-unit configuration supplied more stability during thermal decompositions.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 4
ISSUE: 1
Page: [68 - 72]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/1877944104666140222001254