The synthesis and structure of terpyridine-N-oxide complexes of copper(II) perchlorate

Amoroso, A.J., Burrows, M.W., Coles, S.J., Haigh, R., Farley, R.D., Hursthouse, M.B., Jones, M., Malik, K.M.A. and Murphy, D.M. (2008) The synthesis and structure of terpyridine-N-oxide complexes of copper(II) perchlorate. Dalton Transactions, 2008, (4), 506-513. (doi:10.1039/b713444d).


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The co-ordination of a series of terpyridine-N-oxide ligands to the Cu(II) ion is reported. Addition of two equivalents of ligand results in the formation of the expected 2 : 1 six co-ordinate product, while the addition of one equivalent of ligand allows the isolation of 1 : 1 species if the ligand has a meridonal binding mode. The five complexes isolated were characterised in the solid state by X-ray crystallography while they are studied in solution using EPR, UV-vis spectroscopy and IR spectroscopy.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1039/b713444d
ISSNs: 1477-9226 (print)
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Keywords: molecular-structure,1'-dioxide, 2''-terpyridine 1, (s)-3, metal-complexes,1''-trioxide, jahn-teller distortion, ray crystal-structure, n'-dioxide, 2,1',2', 3'-dimethyl-2, 2'-biquinoline n, coordination chemistry, mixed pyridine-phenol, magnetic-properties, 2'-bipyridine 1, 2
Subjects: Q Science
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Chemistry
ePrint ID: 54414
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Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:33

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