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Octametallic 4f-phosphonate horseshoes

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Three octanuclear phosphonate clusters, formulated as [Ln8(O3PtBu)63-OH)2(H2O)2(HOiBu)(O2CtBu)12](NH3iPr)2 (Ln = Gd, Dy and Tb), were synthesised by refluxing a mixture of pivalic acid (HO2CtBu), Ln(NO3)3·6H2O, tert-Butyl phosphonic acid (H2O3PtBu) and isopropylamine (iPrNH2) in isobutyl alcoholiBuOH.

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The article was received on 01 Aug 2013, accepted on 16 Aug 2013 and first published on 22 Aug 2013

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3DT52086B
Dalton Trans., 2013,42, 14045-14048

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    Octametallic 4f-phosphonate horseshoes

    K. H. Zangana, E. M. Pineda, J. Schnack and R. E. P. Winpenny, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 14045
    DOI: 10.1039/C3DT52086B

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