Self-assembly of a molecular M8L12cube having S6symmetry

Z.R. Bell, L.P. Harding, M.D. Ward

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Abstract

Reaction of the bis-bidentate ligand L1, having two bidentate pyrazolyl-pyridine termini, with Co(II) or Zn(II) results in formation of the complexes [M8(L1)12]X16 (X = perchlorate or tetrafluoroborate); [Zn8(L1)12](ClO4)16 has been structurally characterised and is a cube with a metal ion at each corner, a bridging ligand along each edge, and an anion in the central cavity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2432-2433
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Volume9
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Sep 2003

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