Dihydrogen Phosphate-containing Dinuclear Double Assemblies that Demonstrate Phosphate Reactivity to the Tetrafluoroborate Anion.

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The ligands L 1 and L 2 both form dinuclear assemblies with Cu(ii) and these react with dihydrogen phosphate so that the anion is incorporated within the assembly (e.g. [Cu 2L 2(H 2PO 4)] 3+). However, in the presence of tetrafluoroborate anions the phosphate undergoes reaction with the anion forming [Cu 3(L 1) 3(O 3POBF 3)] 3+ and [Cu 2(L 2) 2(O 2P(OBF 3) 2)] +.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9159 - 9162
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number66
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jul 2018


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