Dicopper-dioxygen complex supported by asymmetric pentapyridine dinucleating ligand

Yoshimitsu Tachi, Kazuki Aita, Shinichi Teramae, Fumito Tani, Yoshinori Naruta, Shunichi Fukuzumi, Shinobu Itoh

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A dicopper(I) complex supported by a novel asymmetric pentapyridine dinucleating ligand, consisting of tetradentate and tridentate metal-binding sites, has been synthesized and characterized. The dicopper(I) complex reacted with molecular oxygen at a low temperature to give an unprecedented μ-peroxo dicopper(II) complex presumably having μ-η12 binding mode, the spectroscopic features and the reactivity of which have been explored in detail.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4558-4560
Number of pages3
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - Jul 26 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry


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