Solid state coordination chemistry of the copper cyanide-organoamine system: Hydrothermal synthesis and structural characterization of [{Cu2(bpy)2(CN)}2Cu5(CN) 7]·0.17H2O

Douglas J. Chesnut, Anakarin Kusnetzow, Jon Zubieta

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The hydrothermal reaction of CuCN, KCN, 2,2′-bipyridyl (bpy) and water yields [{Cu2(bpy)2(CN)}2Cu5(CN) 7]· 0.17H2O 1, a two-dimensional copper-cyano network intercalated by [(bpy)2(Cu)2(CN)]+ cations and water of crystallization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4081-4083
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society - Dalton Transactions
Issue number24
StatePublished - Dec 21 1998


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