Dielectric anisotropy of a homochiral trinuclear nickel(II) complex

Da Wei Fu, Yu Mei Song, Guo Xi Wang, Qiong Ye, Ren Gen Xiong, Tomoyuki Akutagawa, Takayoshi Nakamura, Philip Wai Hong Chan, Songping D. Huang

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Abstract

Hydrothermal reaction of (S)-1,1′1″-2,4,6-trimethylbenzene-1,3,5-triyl-tris(methylene)-tris-pyrrolidine-2-carboxylic acid (TBPLA) with Ni(ClO4)2·6H2O gave pale green block crystals of 1. X-ray crystal structure analysis showed the complex to be a trinuclear descrete homochiral molecule with each Ni center sitting in distorted octahedron geometries. Anisotropic permittivity measurements reveal that 1 exhibits huge dielectric anisotropy along its three different crystal axes that is ca. 3.5 times of εr (E//c)/εr (E//b) with temperature and frequency independence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5346-5347
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume129
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 May 2007
Externally publishedYes

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Fu, D. W., Song, Y. M., Wang, G. X., Ye, Q., Xiong, R. G., Akutagawa, T., Nakamura, T., Chan, P. W. H., & Huang, S. D. (2007). Dielectric anisotropy of a homochiral trinuclear nickel(II) complex. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 129(17), 5346-5347. https://doi.org/10.1021/ja0701816