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Evaluating the component contribution to nonlinear optical performances using stable [Ni4O4] cuboidal clusters as models

Cuboidal [Ni4O4]-based clusters are systematically studied with the purpose of evaluating the component contribution to the overall nonlinear optical performances.

Graphical abstract: Evaluating the component contribution to nonlinear optical performances using stable [Ni4O4] cuboidal clusters as models
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Surprisingly high quantum yield of emission in a fluorescent coordination polymer with paramagnetic Mn(II) ions

A layered CP built from multi-carboxylate ligands and paramagnetic Mn2+ ions exhibits dual emissions with the highest quantum yield of MLCT transition of 12.3% in Mn-based MOFs/CPs.

Graphical abstract: Surprisingly high quantum yield of emission in a fluorescent coordination polymer with paramagnetic Mn(ii) ions
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[Cd(H2O)6]@{Cd6Cl4(nico)12[Hg(Tab)2(μ-Cl)]2}: a heterometallic host–guest icosidodecahedron cage via hierarchical assembly

A reaction of [Hg(Tab)2(nico)](PF6) (Tab = 4-(trimethylammonio)benzenethiolate, nico = nicotinate) with equimolar CdCl2·2.5H2O afforded a unique heterometallic cage complex [Cd(H2O)6]@{Cd6Cl4(nico)12[Hg(Tab)2(μ-Cl)]2}.

Graphical abstract: [Cd(H2O)6]@{Cd6Cl4(nico)12[Hg(Tab)2(μ-Cl)]2}: a heterometallic host–guest icosidodecahedron cage via hierarchical assembly
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A cuboidal [Ni4O4] cluster as a precursor for recyclable, carbon-supported nickel nanoparticle reduction catalysts

A pyridine alkoxide ligated cuboidal [Ni4O4] cluster has been selected as the precursor to synthesize carbon-hosted Ni nanoparticles for catalytic conversion of 4-nitrophenol to 4-aminophenol.

Graphical abstract: A cuboidal [Ni4O4] cluster as a precursor for recyclable, carbon-supported nickel nanoparticle reduction catalysts
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Evaluation of two- and three-dimensional electrode platforms for the electrochemical characterization of organometallic catalysts incorporated in non-conducting metal–organic frameworks

The development of a reliable platform to electrochemically probe a molecular diiron complex, [FeFe], grafted in a non-conductive metal–organic framework, UiO-66, is reported.

Graphical abstract: Evaluation of two- and three-dimensional electrode platforms for the electrochemical characterization of organometallic catalysts incorporated in non-conducting metal–organic frameworks
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Selective gas adsorption and fluorescence sensing response of a Zn(II) metal–organic framework constructed by a mixed-ligand strategy

By means of a mixed-ligand strategy, a novel metal–organic framework was obtained, which remarkably exhibits bi-functional properties, i.e., selective gas adsorption of CO2 over CH4 and fluorescence sensing response for nitrobenzene.

Graphical abstract: Selective gas adsorption and fluorescence sensing response of a Zn(ii) metal–organic framework constructed by a mixed-ligand strategy
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Rational design of Co embedded N,S-codoped carbon nanoplates as anode materials for high performance lithium-ion batteries

Nanoplates with uniform Co embedded N,S-codoped carbon structures are fabricated which exhibit excellent performances as LIB anode materials.

Graphical abstract: Rational design of Co embedded N,S-codoped carbon nanoplates as anode materials for high performance lithium-ion batteries
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Preparation of polynuclear NHC complexes by post-synthetic modification of half-sandwich rhodium and iridium complexes bearing C-azolato ligands

Synthesis of polymetallic structures via rational N-functionalization of half-sandwich rhodium and iridium complexes featuring C-azolato ligands.

Graphical abstract: Preparation of polynuclear NHC complexes by post-synthetic modification of half-sandwich rhodium and iridium complexes bearing C-azolato ligands
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Efficient yellow electroluminescence of four iridium(III) complexes with benzo[d]thiazole derivatives as main ligands

Four yellow iridium(III) complexes with benzo[d]thiazole derivatives as the main ligands display good device performances with a maximum current efficiency of up to 69.8 cd A−1 and a maximum external quantum efficiency of up to 24.3%.

Graphical abstract: Efficient yellow electroluminescence of four iridium(iii) complexes with benzo[d]thiazole derivatives as main ligands
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Construction of half-sandwich multinuclear complexes including tunnel architectures via C–H-activation-directed assembly

Half-sandwich bi-, tetra-, hexa- and octanuclear complexes were prepared via C–H-activation-directed assembly based on three aromatic ligands. A series of tunnel architectures were observed in the complexes, with guest molecules in certain parts.

Graphical abstract: Construction of half-sandwich multinuclear complexes including tunnel architectures via C–H-activation-directed assembly
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Controllable assembly of rectangular macrocycles bearing different numbers of unsaturated sites based on half-sandwich iridium fragments

Three novel rectangular metallacycles without unsaturated metal sites and with one or two unsaturated metal sites have been constructed from pyrazine-2,3-diamine and/or 2,3-dihydroxy-quinoxaline proligands.

Graphical abstract: Controllable assembly of rectangular macrocycles bearing different numbers of unsaturated sites based on half-sandwich iridium fragments
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Preparation of carbon-based AuAg alloy nanoparticles by using the heterometallic [Au4Ag4] cluster for efficient oxidative coupling of anilines

A unique carbon-based AuAg alloy nanocomposite catalyst was prepared from the heterometallic [Au4Ag4] cluster for efficient oxidative coupling of anilines.

Graphical abstract: Preparation of carbon-based AuAg alloy nanoparticles by using the heterometallic [Au4Ag4] cluster for efficient oxidative coupling of anilines
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Stoichiometrically controlled chirality inversion in zinc bisporphyrinate–monoamine complexes

A novel bisporphyrin with a naphthalenecarboxamide substituent on the linker demonstrates tuning of chirality transfer from guest to host. Stoichiometrically controlled chirality inversion was observed with 1-(1-naphthyl)ethylamine as the guest.

Graphical abstract: Stoichiometrically controlled chirality inversion in zinc bisporphyrinate–monoamine complexes
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Water molecule induced reversible single-crystal-to-single-crystal transformation between two trinuclear Fe(II) complexes with different spin crossover behaviour

Water molecule induced reversible single-crystal-to-single-crystal transformation between two trinuclear Fe(II) complexes with different spin crossover behaviour.

Graphical abstract: Water molecule induced reversible single-crystal-to-single-crystal transformation between two trinuclear Fe(ii) complexes with different spin crossover behaviour
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A macrocyclic silver polycarbene complex based on 1,2,4-triazole units: synthesis and postsynthetic modification

A method for the synthesis of a new rectangular 1,2,4-triazole-containing macrocycle via photochemical [2 + 2] cycloaddition with a metal–carbene template was developed.

Graphical abstract: A macrocyclic silver polycarbene complex based on 1,2,4-triazole units: synthesis and postsynthetic modification
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Light-initiated reversible conversion of macrocyclic endoperoxides derived from half-sandwich rhodium-based metallarectangles

A series of metallarectangles were synthesized by an anthracene-based ligand and three different half-sandwich rhodium precursors. The photochemical reactions show that these metallarectangles can be reversibly converted to the macrocyclic endoperoxides.

Graphical abstract: Light-initiated reversible conversion of macrocyclic endoperoxides derived from half-sandwich rhodium-based metallarectangles
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Host–guest capability of a three-dimensional heterometallic macrocycle

Three-dimensional heterometallic macrocycles with half-sandwich Rh corners were studied for their ability to trap planar and non-planar guests. Furthermore, these heterometallic macrocycles can be destroyed in the presence of a soft base to form hexanuclear triangular prism complexes.

Graphical abstract: Host–guest capability of a three-dimensional heterometallic macrocycle
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New organometallic imines of rhenium(I) as potential ligands of GSK-3β: synthesis, characterization and biological studies

Amino-piperazines and organometallic imines were synthetized and evaluated in HT-29 and PT-45 cancer cell lines. Computational studies were also developed.

Graphical abstract: New organometallic imines of rhenium(i) as potential ligands of GSK-3β: synthesis, characterization and biological studies
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Luminescent cadmium(II) coordination polymers of 1,2,4,5-tetrakis(4-pyridylvinyl)benzene used as efficient multi-responsive sensors for toxic metal ions in water

One luminescent cadmium(II) coordination polymer of 1,2,4,5-tetrakis(4-pyridylvinyl)benzene works as an efficient multi-responsive sensor for Hg2+, CrO42− and Cr2O72− in water.

Graphical abstract: Luminescent cadmium(ii) coordination polymers of 1,2,4,5-tetrakis(4-pyridylvinyl)benzene used as efficient multi-responsive sensors for toxic metal ions in water
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A wheel-shaped Dy(III) single-molecule magnet supported by polyoxotungstates

A wheel-shaped Dy(III) single-molecule magnet with an idealized S6 symmetry is supported by polyoxotungstates. The anisotropic barrier is extracted from AC susceptibilities and the emission spectrum offers insight into the magneto-optical correlation.

Graphical abstract: A wheel-shaped Dy(iii) single-molecule magnet supported by polyoxotungstates
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Bimetallic metal–organic framework derived Co3O4–CoFe2O4 composites with different Fe/Co molar ratios as anode materials for lithium ion batteries

The morphology and electrochemical performance of the as-prepared Co3O4–CoFe2O4 composites from bimetallic metal–organic framework precursors depend greatly on the initial Fe3+/Co2+ molar ratio.

Graphical abstract: Bimetallic metal–organic framework derived Co3O4–CoFe2O4 composites with different Fe/Co molar ratios as anode materials for lithium ion batteries
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Benzannulated Re(I)–NHC complexes: synthesis, photophysical properties and antimicrobial activity

A series of novel Re(I)(CO)3–NHC complexes bearing unsubstituted benzimidazol-2-ylidene ligands is presented which provide strong luminescence as well as high antibacterial activity.

Graphical abstract: Benzannulated Re(i)–NHC complexes: synthesis, photophysical properties and antimicrobial activity
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The synthesis and reactivity of 16-electron half-sandwich iridium complexes bearing a carboranylthioamide ligand

The 16-electron complex 2 has been synthesized. It can react with different donor ligands and undergoes M–S bond insertion reactions with DMAD. Complex 2 is shown to react with [Cp*Ir] unit to form a M–M-bound binuclear complex. Interestingly, the metal–metal bond could be broken by HCl to produce the selective B(6)–H activation species.

Graphical abstract: The synthesis and reactivity of 16-electron half-sandwich iridium complexes bearing a carboranylthioamide ligand
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Design and validation of a new ratiometric intracellular pH imaging probe using lanthanide-doped upconverting nanoparticles

A ratiometric probe based on upconversion nanoparticles modified with a pH sensitive moiety for the quantitative imaging of pH at the subcellular level in living cells.

Graphical abstract: Design and validation of a new ratiometric intracellular pH imaging probe using lanthanide-doped upconverting nanoparticles
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Thermal expansion and magnetic properties of benzoquinone-bridged dinuclear rare-earth complexes

The complexes [BQ(MCl2·THF3)2] (M = Y or Dy) possessing pentagonal bipyramidal environment around metal centers undergo significant thermal expansion as revealed by single-crystal X-ray and powder diffraction experiments.

Graphical abstract: Thermal expansion and magnetic properties of benzoquinone-bridged dinuclear rare-earth complexes
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Electronic and molecular structure relations in diiron compounds mimicking the [FeFe]-hydrogenase active site studied by X-ray spectroscopy and quantum chemistry

X-ray spectroscopy and DFT on diiron complexes revealed correlations of spectroscopic, electronic, and structural features.

Graphical abstract: Electronic and molecular structure relations in diiron compounds mimicking the [FeFe]-hydrogenase active site studied by X-ray spectroscopy and quantum chemistry
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Low-temperature-flux syntheses of ultraviolet-transparent borophosphates Na4MB2P3O13 (M = Rb, Cs) exhibiting a second-harmonic generation response

The first SHG-active mixed-alkali-metal borophosphates, Na4MB2P3O13 (M = Rb 1, Cs 2), have been obtained via a low-temperature flux method.

Graphical abstract: Low-temperature-flux syntheses of ultraviolet-transparent borophosphates Na4MB2P3O13 (M = Rb, Cs) exhibiting a second-harmonic generation response
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Synthesis of divalent ytterbium terphenylamide and catalytic application for regioselective hydrosilylation of alkenes

Divalent ytterbium terphenylamide exhibited high regioselectivity and activity in the hydrosilylation of alkenes with low catalyst loadings.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of divalent ytterbium terphenylamide and catalytic application for regioselective hydrosilylation of alkenes
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Stepwise construction of discrete parallelogram- and prism-shaped organometallic architectures based on half-sandwich rhodium fragments

Using a versatile pyridyl-substituted imidazole-4,5-dicarboxylate proligand, together with half-sandwich rhodium fragments, a series of discrete organometallic complexes with parallelogram and trigonal prism shapes were constructed stepwise.

Graphical abstract: Stepwise construction of discrete parallelogram- and prism-shaped organometallic architectures based on half-sandwich rhodium fragments
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Aminoalcohols and benzoates-friends or foes? Tuning nuclearity of Cu(II) complexes, studies of their structures, magnetism, and catecholase-like activities as well as performing DFT and TDDFT studies

The Cu(II) complexes of varying nuclearity are synthesized, characterized and assessed for catecholase activities.

Graphical abstract: Aminoalcohols and benzoates-friends or foes? Tuning nuclearity of Cu(ii) complexes, studies of their structures, magnetism, and catecholase-like activities as well as performing DFT and TDDFT studies
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Controlled synthesis of cyclosiloxanes by NHC-catalyzed hydrolytic oxidation of dihydrosilanes

Hydrolytic oxidation of dihydrosilanes with water in acetonitrile with 0.1 mol% of NHC produced hydrogen gas and cyclosiloxanes in excellent yields.

Graphical abstract: Controlled synthesis of cyclosiloxanes by NHC-catalyzed hydrolytic oxidation of dihydrosilanes
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Controllable construction of half-sandwich octanuclear complexes based on pyridyl-substituted ligands with conjugated centers

Based on three tetradentate ligands with conjugated centers, seven half-sandwich octanuclear complexes were selectively obtained. Several subsequent structural conversions were also successfully conducted.

Graphical abstract: Controllable construction of half-sandwich octanuclear complexes based on pyridyl-substituted ligands with conjugated centers
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Magnetostructural relationship for μ2-phenoxido bridged ferric dimers

The magneto-structural correlation between μ2-phenoxido bridged iron(III) complexes are studied by structural analyses, magnetic, HF-EPR measurements, and DFT calculations. The magnetic exchange coupling is governed by the Fe–O–Fe angle and the crossover point from AF to F interactions is θ at 97.83°.

Graphical abstract: Magnetostructural relationship for μ2-phenoxido bridged ferric dimers
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A heterometallic ferrimagnet based on a new TTF-bis(oxamato) ligand

An interesting heterometallic one-dimensional complex {[Cu(TTF-opba)][Mn(CH3OH)2]}n based on a π-extended TTF ligand was prepared through the method of “metalloligand”. It retains the redox activity and shows ferrimagnetic behavior.

Graphical abstract: A heterometallic ferrimagnet based on a new TTF-bis(oxamato) ligand
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Phthalocyanine supported dinuclear LnIII complexes: the solvent-induced change of magnetic properties in dysprosium(III) analogues

Three phthalocyanine-supported dinuclear LnIII complexes were obtained and characterized. The DyIII analogue exhibits reversible solvent dependent single-molecule magnetic properties between a single relaxation and a dual relaxation process.

Graphical abstract: Phthalocyanine supported dinuclear LnIII complexes: the solvent-induced change of magnetic properties in dysprosium(iii) analogues
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Two new metal–organic frameworks based on tetrazole–heterocyclic ligands accompanied by in situ ligand formation

Two new MOFs have been constructed by the Dimroth rearrangement of the in situ generated organic ligand 5-((2H-tetrazol-5-yl)amino)isophthalic acid (H3L).

Graphical abstract: Two new metal–organic frameworks based on tetrazole–heterocyclic ligands accompanied by in situ ligand formation
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Redox state manipulation of a tris(p-tetrazolylphenyl)amine ligand and its Mn2+ coordination frameworks

Two new Mn2+-based metal–organic frameworks containing the tris(p-tetrazolylphenyl)amine (H3TTPA) ligand exhibit multiple redox-accessible states which have been interrogated using in situ solid state spectroelectrochemical methods.

Graphical abstract: Redox state manipulation of a tris(p-tetrazolylphenyl)amine ligand and its Mn2+ coordination frameworks
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Di- and octa-nuclear dysprosium clusters derived from pyridyl-triazole based ligand: {Dy2} showing single molecule magnetic behaviour

DyIII-based two complexes, {Dy2} (1) and {Dy8} (2), were successfully isolated with H2bpte ligand. In 1, H2bpte bears trans,trans- while in 2 has cis,cis- coordination modes. {Dy2} displays the single-molecule magnet behaviour with an energy barrier Ueff = 59(4) K.

Graphical abstract: Di- and octa-nuclear dysprosium clusters derived from pyridyl-triazole based ligand: {Dy2} showing single molecule magnetic behaviour
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Palladium(II) and palladium(II)–silver(I) complexes with N-heterocyclic carbene and zwitterionic thiolate mixed ligands: synthesis, structural characterization and catalytic properties

A combination of Pd(II), an N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC), and a thiolate (Tab) yields several Pd–NHC–Tab complexes and an octanuclear Pd4Ag4–NHC–Tab cluster.

Graphical abstract: Palladium(ii) and palladium(ii)–silver(i) complexes with N-heterocyclic carbene and zwitterionic thiolate mixed ligands: synthesis, structural characterization and catalytic properties
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Efficient synthesis of carborane azo derivatives and their reactivity

An iridium(III)-catalyzed C–N-bond-forming direct synthesis of carborane azo derivatives was developed.

Graphical abstract: Efficient synthesis of carborane azo derivatives and their reactivity
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Electrocatalytic water oxidation by a molecular catalyst incorporated into a metal–organic framework thin film

A molecular ruthenium complex incorporated into FTO-grown thin films of UiO-67 catalyzes electrochemical water oxidation.

Graphical abstract: Electrocatalytic water oxidation by a molecular catalyst incorporated into a metal–organic framework thin film
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3D oxalato-bridged lanthanide(III) MOFs with magnetocaloric, magnetic and photoluminescence properties

Four isostructural 3D lanthanide(III) metal–organic frameworks with the general formula (H6edte)0.5[LnIII(ox)2(H2O)] (Ln = Gd (1), Tb (2), Dy (3) and Ho (4); H4edte = N,N,N′,N′-tetrakis(2-hydroxyethyl)ethylenediamine) and ox = oxalate have been synthesized from oxalate.

Graphical abstract: 3D oxalato-bridged lanthanide(iii) MOFs with magnetocaloric, magnetic and photoluminescence properties
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