Structural comparison of CuI and CuII complexes displaying analogous N2S2 co-ordination; x-ray analyses of tetraco-ordinate [Cu(pma)]BPh4 and pentaco-ordinate [Cu(pma)SO 4] [pma = 2-pyridylmethylbis-(2-ethylthioethyl)amine]

Kenneth D. Karlin, Phillip L. Dahlstrom, Jeffrey R. Hyde, Jon A Zubieta

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The synthesis and X-ray structural characterization of the CuI and CuII complexes [Cu(pma)]BPh4 and [Cu(pma)SO 4] [pma = 2-pyridylmethylbis-(2-ethylthioethyl)amine] are reported, both display N2S2 co-ordination with the CuI complex exhibiting trigonal pyramidal geometry while the CuII derivative shows a distorted trigonal bipyramidal geometry which includes a co-ordinated sulphate group.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)906-908
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number19
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes


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