A cube in a tetrahedron: Microwave-assisted synthesis of an octametallic Fe-III cluster

Ian A. Gass, Constantinos J. Milios, A. Gavin Whittaker, Francesca P. A. Fabbiani, Simon Parsons, Mark Murrie, Spyros P. Perlepes, Euan K. Brechin

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Abstract

The microwave-assisted reaction of Fe(O2CMe)(2) with salicylaldoxime (saoH(2)) in pyridine produces an octametallic cluster in crystalline form in 2 min. The core describes a cube encapsulated in a tetrahedron, while sao(2-) exhibits a novel coordination mode.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5281-5283
Number of pages3
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Volume45
Issue number14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jul 2006

Keywords

  • SINGLE-MOLECULE MAGNETS
  • SOLVOTHERMAL SYNTHESIS
  • COMPLEXES
  • CHEMISTRY
  • CORE
  • IRON
  • SALICYLALDOXIME
  • MANGANESE
  • NICKEL
  • ROUTES

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