Unprecedented [V2O]6+ core of a centrosymmetric thiosemicarbazonato dimer: Spontaneous deoxygenation of oxovanadium(IV)

Musa S. Shongwe, Huda N R Al-Kharousi, Harry Adams, Michael J. Morris, Eckhard Bill

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The complex cation [{V(daptsc)(MeOH)}2(μ-O)]2+ [daptsc2- = 2,6-diacetylpyridine bis(thiosemicarbazonate)] is the first crystallographically elucidated dimer to possess a [V2O] 6+ core, the [VIV-O-VIV]6+ structural unit, formed by cleavage of the multiple bond in the oxo-cation VO2+, is linear with the oxo group residing on a crystallographic center of inversion, and the temperature dependence of the magnetic data of the dimer is consistent with weak antiferromagnetic coupling of the d 1-d1 centers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1103-1107
Number of pages5
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Feb 6 2006


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  • Inorganic Chemistry

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