Preparation, crystal structure, and magnetic properties of a binuclear cobalt(II) carboxylate

Janet Drew, M. B. Hursthouse, P. Thornton, A. J. Welch

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Abstract

The reaction of quinoline with ethanolic cobalt(II) benzoate produces the dimeric complex Co2(quin)2 (C6H5CO2)4, whose molecular structure, determined by X-ray methods, shows a long cobalt-cobalt distance of 2·83 Å, consistent with the compound's weak anti-ferromagnetism.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)52-53
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1973

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  • Molecular Medicine

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