Inclusion controlled lanthanide-imidazolium functionalised carboxylate complexation

Irene Ling, Yatimah Alias, Brian W. Skelton, Colin L. Raston

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Imidazolium functionalized carboxylic acid forms a multi-component material with p-sulfonatocalix[4]arene and aquated lanthanide ions, stabilising dinuclear metal complexes for Y 3+ and Gd 3+. These have the simplest binding of two bridging carboxylates between the two metal centres (Y 3+), or the same arrangement along with the simplest binding of one carboxylate bridging two metal ions for the larger metal ion (Gd 3+).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4884-4889
Number of pages6
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 28 Apr 2012
Externally publishedYes

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