A bimetallic oxide hybrid material constructed from a coordination complex polymer and molybdenum oxide subunits, [Ni(3,4′-bipyridine)2MoO4]·3H2O

Robert L. LaDuca, Matthew Desiak, Randy S. Rarig, Jon A Zubieta

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The hydrothermal reaction of NiCl2·6H2O, MoO3, 3,4′-bipyridine (3,4′-bpy) and H2O in the mole ratio 1.0:1.0:2.1:1500 yields [Ni(3,4′-bpy)2MoO4]·3H2O (1·3H2O) in 80% yield. The structure of 1·3H2O consists of a three-dimensional coordination polymer {Ni(3,4′-bpy)2}n2n+ with entrained {MoO4}2- tetrahedra and with water molecules of crystallization occupying channels within the bimetallic oxide-ligand framework. Crystal data: C20H16N4O4NiMo·3H 2O (1·3H2O), tetragonal P41212, a=13.1866(5) Å, c=29.458(2) Å, V=5122.3(4) Å3, Z=8, Dcalc=1.532 gcm-3.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)79-86
Number of pages8
JournalInorganica Chimica Acta
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 17 2002



  • Bimetallic oxide
  • Coordination polymer
  • Hybrid material
  • Nickel molybdate

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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