Jump to main content
Jump to site search
PLANNED MAINTENANCE Close the message box

Scheduled maintenance work on Wednesday 21st October 2020 from 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM (BST).

During this time our website performance may be temporarily affected. We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause and thank you for your patience.



Synthesis, characterization, and electrochemical properties of a first-row metal phthalocyanine series

Author affiliations

Abstract

The synthesis and characterization of a 3d-metallophthalocyanine series (OEtPcM; OEtPc = 1,4,8,11,15,18,22,25-octaethoxy-phthalocyanine; M = VO, Cr, MnCl, MnN, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn) is presented. With the exception of OEtPcZn, all species were crystallographically characterized, including the protonated (OEtPcH2) and partially lithiated (OEtPcHLi) precursors. The electrochemical behavior of all species – displaying a mix of metal- and ligand-borne redox events – was investigated and tentatively correlated to the structural properties. It was found that non-labile axial metal–ligand substituents (O2−, N3−) and the use of coordinating solvents heavily influenced the reversibility of the electrochemical events, suggesting that aggregation is a dominant consideration for well-defined electrochemical behavior. We used this data to outline possible design criteria for Pc-based charge carrier applications in the context of redox-flow batteries and energy storage.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis, characterization, and electrochemical properties of a first-row metal phthalocyanine series

Back to tab navigation

Supplementary files

Article information


Submitted
15 Apr 2020
Accepted
05 May 2020
First published
12 May 2020

Dalton Trans., 2020, Advance Article
Article type
Paper

Synthesis, characterization, and electrochemical properties of a first-row metal phthalocyanine series

M. Peterson, C. Hunt, Z. Wang, S. E. Heinrich, G. Wu and G. Ménard, Dalton Trans., 2020, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/D0DT01372B

Social activity

Search articles by author

Spotlight

Advertisements