Diol-functionalised benzoates as novel linkers for the formation of coordination polymers

Philip Craig Andrews, Craig Macdonald Forsyth, Benjamin Hugh Fraser, Peter Courtney Junk, Massimiliano Massi, Morry Silberstein

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Reaction of La(HCO3)(3) with enantiomerically pure (R)-4-(2,3-dihydroxypropoxy) benzoic acid (DBAH) gives the neutral complex La(DBA)(3), which on heating undergoes self-organisation into a 1D coordination polymer, [La-2(DBA)(6)(H2O)(4)](infinity), as determined by X-ray crystallography.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)282 - 285
Number of pages4
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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