First CuII diamondoid net with 2-fold interpenetrating frameworks. The role of anions in the construction of the supramolecular arrays

Miao Du, Xian-He Bu, Ya-Mei Guo, He Liu, Stuart R Batten, Joan Ribas, Thomas C W Mak

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The synthesis and crystal structure of the three-dimensional coordination polymer of an angular dipyridyl ligand 2,5-bis(4-pyridyl)-1,3,4-oxadiazole (L) and Cu(ClO4)2, exhibiting the first CuII diamondoid network with 2-fold interpenetration, {[Cu(L)2(H2O)2](ClO4) (OH)(H2O)2.5}n (1), together with the Cu(OAc)2 complex of L, [Cu(L)2(OAc)2- (H2O)](H2O)2(CH3OH) (2), with an unexpected mononuclear structure, are reported. Crystal data for 1: tetragonal, space group I41/a, a = b = 13.477(3) Å, c = 46.167(13) Å, Z = 8. Crystal data for 2: triclinic, space group P1, a = 7.847(2) Å, b = 13.189(4) A, c = 15.948(5) Å, α = 75.225(7)° β = 79.945(6)°, γ = 77.540(5)°, Z = 2. The magnetic properties and anion effect are also discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4904-4908
Number of pages5
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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