2D and 3D Coordination Networks of Polynuclear Bismuth Oxido/Hydroxido Sulfonato Clusters from Low Temperature Solid-State Metathesis Reactions

Dimuthu C. Senevirathna, Melissa V. Werrett, Victoria L. Blair, Michael Mehring, Philip C. Andrews

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Solid-state metathesis (SSM) reactions between Bi(NO3)3⋅5 H2O and potassium benzene-1,2-disulfonate (=1,2-BDSK2), sodium benzene-1,3-disulfonate (=1,3-BDSNa2) allows access to the first 2D, {[Bi6O4(OH)4(1–2BDS)2(NO3)2⋅4 H2O]⋅11 H2O} and {[Bi22O24(OH)6(1,3-BDS)6⋅12 DMSO]⋅3 DMSO⋅4 H2O}, and 3D, {[Bi6O4(OH)4(1,3-BDS)3⋅4 H2O]⋅6 H2O}, polymeric networks of sulfonato encapsulated polynuclear bismuth oxido/hydroxido clusters.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6722-6726
Number of pages5
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Issue number26
Publication statusPublished - 7 May 2018


  • bismuth
  • oxido clusters
  • polymeric networks
  • solid-state metathesis
  • structure elucidation

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