Synthesis and structural characterisation of a cyano-bridged trinuclear complex [(CuL)2Fe(CN)6][Clo4]·2CH 3OH·H2O

Nijhuma Mondal, Samiran Mitra, Georgina Rosair

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Abstract

The trinuclear complex [(CuL)2Fe(CN)6][ClO4]·2CH 3OH·H2O [L= N,N'-bis(2-pyridyl imine)propane-1,3-diamine] has been prepared and characterised by spectroscopic, elemental analysis, room temperature magnetic moment and single crystal X-ray analysis. Both copper(II) ions have a distorted square pyramidal geometry and are trans to each other, linked via cyanide bridges to the iron(III) centre. At the Cu(1) copper centre there is disorder between flattened chair and boat conformations in the saturated chelate ring. Of the six CN- groups around the octahedral iron(III) centre, four are terminal and the remaining two are coordinated to the [Cu(L)]2+ moieties, giving nonlinear Fe-C=N-Cu linkages. © 2001 Elsevier Science Ltd.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2473-2476
Number of pages4
JournalPolyhedron
Volume20
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2001

Keywords

  • Crystal structures
  • Cyano-bridge
  • Spectroscopic studies
  • Trinuclear complexes

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