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The first example of a coordination polymer from the expanded 4,4′-bipyridine ligand [Ru(pytpy)2]2+ (pytpy = 4′-(4-pyridyl)-2,2′∶6′,2″-terpyridine)

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Abstract

The complex cation ligand [Ru(pytpy)2]2+ (pytpy = 4′-(4-pyridyl)-2,2′∶6′,2″-terpyridine) is an expanded 4,4′-bipyridine; we describe the first example of a coordination polymer in which [Ru(pytpy)2]2+ plays the role of a bridging bidentate ligand.

Graphical abstract: The first example of a coordination polymer from the expanded 4,4′-bipyridine ligand [Ru(pytpy)2]2+ (pytpy = 4′-(4-pyridyl)-2,2′∶6′,2″-terpyridine)

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The article was received on 09 Mar 2007, accepted on 22 Mar 2007 and first published on 02 Apr 2007


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B703622A
Citation: CrystEngComm, 2007,9, 456-459
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    The first example of a coordination polymer from the expanded 4,4′-bipyridine ligand [Ru(pytpy)2]2+ (pytpy = 4′-(4-pyridyl)-2,2′∶6′,2″-terpyridine)

    J. E. Beves, E. C. Constable, C. E. Housecroft, C. J. Kepert and D. J. Price, CrystEngComm, 2007, 9, 456
    DOI: 10.1039/B703622A

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