Large anisotropy and effect of deuteration on permittivity in an olefin copper(I) complex

Qiong Ye, Hong Zhao, Zhi Rong Qu, Da Wei Fu, Ren Gen Xiong, Yi Ping Cui, Tomoyuki Akutagawa, Philip Wai Hong Chan, Takayoshi Nakamura

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(Chemical Equation Presented) Different directions: Huge and permanent anisotropy (see picture, left) was observed in an olefin copper complex (see structural formula, right). This phenomenon is likely due to weak D⋯Br interactions in the crystal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6852-6856
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number36
Publication statusPublished - 24 Sep 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Copper
  • Deuterium
  • Dielectric constant
  • Isotopic effects
  • X-ray diffraction

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