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Cationic 2,2′-bipyridine complexes of germanium(II) and tin(II)

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Abstract

We present the first systematic study of 2,2′-bipyridine complexes of E(II) cationic acceptors (E = Ge, Sn). The complexes were comprehensively characterized by spectroscopic and crystallographic methods to yield complexes of ECl1+ and E2+. Computational DFT methods were also employed to survey the bonding in the cations, along with an examination of their molecular orbitals (MOs).

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The article was received on 29 Apr 2017, accepted on 15 Jun 2017 and first published on 19 Jun 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7DT02148H
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2017,46, 8363-8366
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    Cationic 2,2′-bipyridine complexes of germanium(II) and tin(II)

    P. A. Gray, K. D. Krause, N. Burford and B. O. Patrick, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 8363
    DOI: 10.1039/C7DT02148H

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