Applications of pulsed-gradient spin-echo (PGSE) diffusion measurements in organometallic chemistry

Massimiliano Valentini, Heinz Rüegger, Paul S. Pregosin

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Abstract

Diffusion data from pulsed-field gradient spin-echo (PGSE) methods are shown to be qualitatively useful in the investigation of problems involving unknown molecular aggregation and/or the nature of inter-ionic interactions in metal complexes. For charged species possessing anions such as PF6-, BF4-, CF3SO3- or BArF-, both 19F- and 1H-PGSE methods offer a valid alternative and, sometimes, unique view of gross and subtle solution molecular structure and dynamics. Problems associated with solvents, concentration, and reproducibility are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2833-2853
Number of pages21
JournalHelvetica Chimica Acta
Volume84
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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