Calixarene-supported rare-earth clusters: heteroatom bridge influences cluster composition

Robyn E. Fairbairn, Ross McLellan, Ruaraidh D. McIntosh, Stephanie M. Taylor, Euan K. Brechin, Scott J. Dalgarno

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Rare-earth octahedra have been previously synthesised using p-tert-butylcalix[4]arene as a cluster support. Introduction of a heteroatom bridge in the calixarene framework, with concomitant alteration to the nature of the metal binding pocket, influences lanthanide composition in the cluster.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8493-8495
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number68
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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