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Issue 9, 2014
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An unprecedented high nuclearity catecholato-based Ti(IV)-architecture bearing labile pyridine ligands

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Abstract

We describe the synthesis and characterisation of a robust S4-symmetry titanium-based architecture bearing catecholato and pyridine ligands. This neutral complex formulated as [Ti10O12(cat)8(py)8] displays a tetrahedral inorganic core decorated by catecholato ligands with unusual coordination modes. In solution, the pyridine ligands are labile as shown in DOSY studies at variable temperature. The light absorption property in the visible domain (λmax = 411 nm, ε = 10 800) was also characterised for the complex.

Graphical abstract: An unprecedented high nuclearity catecholato-based Ti(iv)-architecture bearing labile pyridine ligands

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The article was received on 05 Dec 2013, accepted on 13 Dec 2013 and first published on 08 Jan 2014


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3DT53424C
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2014,43, 3416-3419
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    An unprecedented high nuclearity catecholato-based Ti(IV)-architecture bearing labile pyridine ligands

    C. Chaumont, P. Mobian and M. Henry, Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 3416
    DOI: 10.1039/C3DT53424C

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