This facile interconversion of dinuclear double helicates and side-by-side species: A reprogrammable ligand with potential sensor applications

G. Bokolinis, T. Riis-Johannessen, L.P. Harding, J.C. Jeffery, N. McLay, C.R. Rice

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The ligand L1 forms a dinuclear double helicate with Cu+ but upon addition of Ba2+ to the system a side-by-side species is formed both in solution and in the solid state; in the presence of Na+ both the helicate and the side-by-side species are formed in roughly equal amounts in solution.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1980-1982
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 3 Apr 2006


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